Malaysia International Film Festival (July 23-29) also announced its full competition line-up and a partnership with BiFan.
Japanese and Southeast Asian films won several major awards across the festival, while African cinema triumphed in Un Certain Regard.
Jin Ong’s Abang Adik was awarded with the Golden Mulberry and two other awards at this year’s Far East Film Festival (April 21-29) in Udine, Italy.
List of titles selected for Cannes Official Selection, Critics Week and Directors Fortnight from Asia, Africa and the Middle East with sales agents.
Stonewalling, co-directed by Huang Ji and Otsuka Ryuji, and Mexican director Lila Avilés’s Totem both won Firebird Awards at this year’s HKIFF.
Singapore-Korean collaboration Ajooma, directed by He Shuming, and Bad Education, from Taiwanese star-turned-director Kai Ko, will open this year’s Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy.
Indonesian filmmaker Gina S. Noer’s Like & Share was presented with the Grand Prix best picture award at this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival (March 10-19) in Japan.
Soi Cheang’s noir thriller Mad Fate and the world premiere of Ann Hui’s documentary Elegies will open this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival.