Asian Film Awards News

Super Belated HKIFF Wrapup: "That Demon Within," "No Man's Land," "Particle Fever," and Much More

10:33 AM 4/30/2014 by Senh Duong
Daniel Wu and Nick Cheung in "That Demon Within"
The 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival ended about three weeks ago … and I’m still recovering from it. Like Cannes, it’s difficult to find a good balance between watching films, writing about them, and absorbing the culture from another country in just a few weeks.

Still Searching for "Ilo Ilo" After the Asian Film Awards (AFA)

3:42 AM 4/2/2014 by popcorn
Ilo Ilo
Ever since Yeo Yann Yann won best supporting actress for her portrayal of a jealous mother in the film Ilo Ilo at the Asian Film Awards, AFA, I have been searching for the film in Hong Kong. I wanted to watch every film from the AFA to see what award-winning filmmaking and acting is about and how they are valued in the Asian cinema.

HKIFF: Celebrities and Water Aplenty at the Asian Film Awards (AFA)

11:44 AM 3/29/2014 by popcorn
Asian Film Awards
The 8th Annual Asian Film Awards (AFA) took place in Macau at the City of Dreams’ House of Dancing Waters Theater. Wong Kar Wai’s Grandmaster took home seven of the fourteen nominations, including Best Film, Best Actress (Zhang Ziyi), Best Director, Best Cinematographer, Best Costume, Best Composer, and Best Production Designer.


Asian Film Awards: THE GRANDMASTER And SNOWPIERCER Lead Nominations – Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster and Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer lead the nominees for this year's Asian Film Awards. The former received 11 nominations, while the latter earned five nods. The awards are the first to be presented under the aegis of the newly-minted Asian Film Awards Academy, formed by the heads of the Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Busan film festivals. 6 years 26 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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