Daniel Eagan

As a retrospective of his films kicks off in New York, Malaysian-Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang reveals how empathy has become more important in his work over the last 30 years.

Lou Yi-an, director and co-writer of Goddamned Asura, Taiwan’s entry for the 2023 best international feature Oscar, says he used his own personality to build his characters.

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Wu talks about Westworld Season 4 and working with an Asian-American director for the first time, his upcoming Disney+ series American Born Chinese, and his dream role.

Fala Chen, who has starred in Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, talks about playing an actress making a vampire film in HBO series Irma Vep and parallels with Maggie Cheung Man-yuk.

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Asian films new and old screened to enthusiastic fans in northern Italy again, and among the pick of them were Korean mystery Confession and Hong Kong romantic comedy Far Far Away.

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Pachinko on Apple TV+ follows a family of Korean immigrants in Japan from the 1920s to the 1980s, a story its cast and crew could relate to. They talk about the challenges and rewards of making the drama series.

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Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, the directors of Everything Everywhere All at Once, reveal what convinced Michelle Yeoh to take on a starring role in their sci-fi comedy.

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Chinese actress Yu talks about her first American film and interviewing for it on Zoom. Yu is a Berklee College of Music graduate and writes and produces her own songs.

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Based on a Haruki Murakami short story, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car tells how a director’s life changes when his wife, whose sexual fantasies inspired her TV writing, dies.

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In a previously unpublished interview, director Peter Chan expands on why he had doubts about casting Maggie Cheung, and the significance of singer Teresa Teng, whose songs, and death, it features.

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Abandoned as babies and adopted by American families, Chloe, Sadie and Lily travel together to Guangdong in southern China to look for their birth parents in Found, a Netflix documentary.

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Free Solo filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin discuss their movie The Rescue, about the global effort to save a team of young soccer players trapped deep underground in a cave in Thailand.

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Over the Moon, released on Friday in over 30 languages, takes a Chinese children’s story global. A stellar all-Asian cast voice it in English, and the Chinese version is much more than a translation.

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The embattled chief executive of Philippine news website Rappler and one of the subjects of a new documentary, A Thousand Cuts, Maria Ressa talks about journalists as activists and the fight to preserve democracy in her country.

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The Hong Kong king of comedy entered a new realm with his 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle, an action-comedy homage to the martial arts films he had enjoyed growing up.

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The widow of the late Philippine dictator, Imelda Marcos spoke candidly about her life to Lauren Greenfield in eight interviews. The filmmaker, who was given unrestrained access to Marcos, also spoke to dissidents and opponents.

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Fruit Chan’s groundbreaking 1997 film Made in Hong Kong became an instant classic despite never being released in North America. It’s due to open in 15 cities across the US, after an extended run at New York’s Metrograph cinema.

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Filmmakers behind Netflix co-production about a Chinese firm reviving a US auto plant praise their Chinese co-producers for contribution to American Factory, and chew over its universal message about the future of work.

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Directors Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska talk about Honeyland, their documentary about a traditional beekeeper in North Macedonia, which has received two Oscar nominations.

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One of Bollywood’s most beautiful actresses, Deepika Padukone talks about spending time with acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, who she plays in Chhapaak (Splash), and how important it was to tell her story honestly.

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David Leitch watched Jackie Chan and Jet Li films religiously as a young producer, studying Hong Kong choreography masters like Yuen Woo-ping and Corey Yuen. He also regarded the late Hong Kong filmmaker Ringo Lam as a mentor.

Chinese actress won outstanding achievement award at the 21st Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy. She told festival-goers she was offered lesser roles after she took time out to have a child.

Chinese New Year hit shown in North America, after Netflix picks up rights, and director Frant Gwo tells fans in New York Chinese science fiction has entered a new era, but still has a way to go to match Hollywood.