SOUTHEAST ASIAN CINEMAS RESEARCH NETWORK
Background Image: Eleven Men (Nguyen Trinh Thi, Vietnam, 2016).
From 2016 to 2018, the Association for Southeast Asian Cinemas will extend its biennial conferences with a series of workshops designed to facilitate dialogue across critical and creative practice.
Image: Norte (Lav Diaz, Philippines, 2013)
Beginning with a conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in July 2016, the network will bring together filmmakers, scholars, students, and the general public in subsequent events in Los Angeles, California, Hanoi, Vietnam, and Glasgow, Scotland .
Image: Ferris Wheel (Phuttiphong Aroonpheng; Thailand, 2016)
SOUTHEAST ASIAN CINEMAS
Institutions and Activism
Image: The Fox Exploits the Tiger’s Might (Lucky Kuswandi; Indonesia, 2015)
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
April 28-29, 2017
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
November 9-10, 2017
16-18 March, 2018
Click through the video gallery to see a selection of trailers for Southeast Asian films.
The network is funded through an Arts & Humanities Research Council (U.K.) Research Networking Grant. Other contributors include the University of Nottingham Malaysia Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, UCLA Department of Film,Television, and Digital Media, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women, the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies Indonesian Studies Program, the University of St. Andrews, the University of Glasgow, and the Goethe Institut Glasgow.
Our network partners include the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Hanoi DocLab, and the Glasgow Short Film Festival.
Image: 10RM (Emir Ezwan; Malaysia, 2016).
Background Image: Eleven Men (Nguyen Trinh Thi, Vietnam, 2016)