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Boukary Sawadogo has been out interviewing key cinematic figures in Africa. Here's his interview with a Burkinabe projectionist.
Marco Wilms discusses rebels, politicians, and what it was like being a foreigner shooting a politically charged documentary in Taiwan.
Freddy Lim speaks about Taiwanese politics, music, fatherhood — and being the subject of a new documentary.
Cinema Escapist talks to some of the people behind the biggest milestone in African cinema this decade.
UNESCO's Chief of the History and Memory for Dialogue discusses the organization's priorities in Africa and his personal relationship with the continent.
The legendary filmmaker talks exclusively to Cinema Escapist about his mission to restore and promote African films.
"En el Séptimo Día" director Jim McKay discusses how he went about making a film so different from his own lived experience.
The directors of "Nossa Chape" discuss their documentary, and the power of sport in recovering from national tragedies.
Huang discusses how consumerism, class, and Taiwanese language shape his Golden Horse Award-winning film "The Great Buddha+".
America has YouTube celebrities—but who are the "internet famous" in China?
“On Happiness Road” Beautifully Embodies Taiwan’s Existential Malaise
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Interview: “Liyana” Directors Aaron and Amanda Kopp on Crafting a Film That Empowers Swazi Orphans
Review: “The Enigma of Arrival” is a Darker Take on the Coming of Age Story
Review: “The Song of the Tree” Is Like “La La Land” With Central Asian Nomads
The 10 Best Song Kang-ho Movies, Ranked
Review: “The Negotiation” Is A Psychological Roller Coaster Highlighting Korean Corruption
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