Selected Shorts from GHFA & Kaohisung (2)(16th Fresh Wave)
Day After (Realism) is about a taxi driver who needs money to repair his broken-down taxi, and his attempts to seek assistance from his wife and son switch between dark comedy and drama. Film Dreams…
Japanese New Wave(16th Fresh Wave)
Routine talks about a juggler tossing 24/7 and chances upon a cleaner position in the park working with a cynical and grumpy middle-aged woman. I Don't Want to Be Like You is about an ordinary office…
Fresh Wave Award Winners Highlight(16th Fresh Wave)
In this Programme, The winners of Fresh Wave Award, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography (to be announced on 25th June) will be screened.
Life Must Go On(16th Fresh Wave)
My Dear Corpses reflects on the passage from life to death, a harsh yet necessary rite of passage for the young protagonist. The Handbook of Suicide Prevention is filmed in a mocumentary style that…
Give and Take for Love(16th Fresh Wave)
Golden Sword Woman parodies the visual style of the Shaw Brothers martial arts films to tell the story of a contemporary father-and-son conflict and reconciliation. On My Mind is a heart-breaking tale…
Selected Shorts from GHFA & Kaohisung (1) Screening with Jiejie(16th Fresh Wave)
Take Me Home tells two lonely souls who rediscover the long-lost feeling of companionship in the congregate housing under the shadow of the pandemic. To the Sea focuses on the intimacy between mother…
Invisible Storm(16th Fresh Wave)
Anatomy of a Czech Afternoon is based on a real event that forces the audience to question the banality of evil in all of us. Water portrays the dazed and confused homosexual youth as he spirals into…
For Those Who Stay(16th Fresh Wave)
My Brother sheds light on the immigrant community in Singapore, their struggles and sporadic moments of solidarity. The Rest brings us through the nooks and crannies of Hung Hom district, chronicling…
To Live or to Fight(16th Fresh Wave)
Ala Kachuu - Take and Run is an eloquent indictment against an atrocity that is still in practice in Kyrgyzstan, at the same time expressing a wish for a society where women can determine their own…
Opening Film & Short Film(16th Fresh Wave)
The opening film of this year’s Festival is German director Marco KREUZPAINTNER’s The Collini Case. Suspect Fabrizio COLLINI surrenders but remains silent. Young lawyer Caspar LEINEN takes over…
Somebody Control Us(16th Fresh Wave)
The Push Pins is about a job offer which consists of removing innumerous push pins from the wall in a mysterious building. Arrow Sworn is about the revered Cantonese opera singer Skyblade performing…
Fate Fools People(16th Fresh Wave)
Trek of an Extinct Bird portrays a former activist Decem who is traumatised by the doomed rights movement in his homeland Garan and seeks refuge and solitude in the forest. Please hold is a Kafkaesque…