Asian Crossroads find the culture and reputation for Asia from bustling metropolises to countryside that is quiet.

The action-packed Gatao 2: increase associated with King whiplashes between belief and over-the-top physical physical violence, while Le Chocolat de H goes for a trek by having a mild-mannered chocolatier. Number 1 Chung Ying Street juxtaposes stories of Chinese governmental upheaval and anguished relationship, even though the dramedy get back to China examines social conflict on a far more intimate scale. Nineteenth century Vietnam is captured with sensuous, impressionist beauty into the Third Wife, whilst the Farewell lets flamboyant hip-hop celebrity Awkwafina flaunts her dramatic chops.

A Family Group Tour

Taiwan | 2018 | 109 mins | Ying Liang

Ying Liang exposes Chinese authoritarianism, according to their experiences after one of is own movies forces him into exile.

Baby (Bao Bei Er)

China | 2018 | 96 minutes | Liu Jie

A poor young girl goes to extreme lengths to truly save an infant created with a wellness problem from being discarded by her household.

Cities of Last Things

Taiwan | 2018 | 107 mins | Ho Wi Ding

Three actors portray one tortured police that is taiwanese in this sci-fi-tinged noir told in reverse-chronological purchase.


Hong Kong | 2018 | 100 moments | Jevons Au

Two troubled secondary-school students and a music instructor be a part of a musical at a school for pupils with disabilities.

Gatao 2: increase associated with King

Taiwan | 2018 | 127 minutes | Yen Cheng-Kuo

A powerful, operatic, and intensely bloody gangster saga away from Taiwan monitoring the rocky increase of the small-town gang frontrunner.

Return To China

Asia | 2019 | 96 minutes | Emily Ting

Ruined Sasha is obligated to keep coming back from America to operate into the family’s factory in this easygoing dramedy.

Home of Hummingbird

Southern Korea | 2018 | 138 minutes | Bora Kim

14-year-old Eun-hee battles with social force, her sex, and her family that is indifferent during summer time of 1994.

Home of My Fathers

Sri Lanka | 2018 | 95 minutes | Suba Sivakumaran

A magical-realist fable about a person and a lady from antagonistic Sri Lankan communities whom must eliminate a curse.

Le Chocolat de H

Japan | 2019 | 84 minutes | Takashi Watanabe

One award-winning patissier seeks to enhance chocolate’s opportunities by including conventional Japanese ingredients.

Very Long Time No Sea

Taiwan | 2018 | 97 minutes | Heather Tsui

A new area child yearning to see their daddy and a rookie instructor come together to coach for the dance competition that is indigenous.

No. 1 Chung Ying Street

Hong Kong | 2017 | 118 mins | Derek Chiu

This drama links the pro-Communist, anti-British riots of 1967 plus the anti-China “Umbrella Revolution” of 2014.

One Child Nation

Asia | 2019 | 85 mins | Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang

The horrific outcomes of China’s one-child policy—botched sterilizations and sexism that is institutional to mention just two.

10 Years Thailand

Hong Kong | 2018 | 93 mins | Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnnon Siriphol, Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Four Thai directors imagine their country ten years from now in visions surreal, satirical, and dystopian.

The Legend regarding the Stardust Brothers. The Sweet Requiem

Japan | 1985 | 100 mins | Macoto Tezuka

Rocky Horror satisfies The Apple in this lost gem of 1980s Japanese cinema, a bonkers musical biopic of the fictional brand new revolution duo.

Asia | 2018 | 93 minutes | Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam

A young Tibetan staying in a refugee community in Asia is forced to re-face the injury of her journey.

The Next Wife

Vietnam | 2018 | 94 minutes | Ash Mayfair

A 14-year-old woman in 19th-century Vietnam gets in a polygamous wedding to a mature wealthy landlord.

View List (Maria)

Philippines | 2019 | 94 mins | Ben Rekhi

A widowed mother is forced to enter Manila’s dark underworld of cops, criminals, and medications.

Widow of Silence

Asia | 2018 | 85 mins | Praveen Morchhale

Her spouse’s fate a secret, a Kashmir woman life in a grueling limbo that is legal a “half-widow. “

The Farewell | SIFF 2019 Closing Night Gala

United States Of America | 2018 | 98 mins | Lulu Wang

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