While the Women Are Sleeping Leaves it up to Our Interpretation
Asian Cinema / Film Reviews / Filmmakers / films / VIFF 2016

While the Women Are Sleeping Leaves it up to Our Interpretation

By Sam Hawkins For all its ambiguity, Wayne Wang’s While the Women are Sleeping shows off some self-awareness early on in the film. Hot on the heels of two mysterious targets, Kenji (played by Hidetoshi Nishijima) walks into the storefront they just walked out of. Attempting to uncover their connection, he strikes up a conversation with … Continue reading

Insiders’ Blog: Celebrating Dragons & Tigers
Asian Cinema / Awards / Guest Posts

Insiders’ Blog: Celebrating Dragons & Tigers

By Adam Cook VIFF’s characteristically diverse and large lineup of films runs the gamut from documentaries to commercial films, to arthouse, and everywhere in between, but if there’s one thing this festival is, and should be, known for, it’s the long running Dragons & Tigers program. Originated by programmer Tony Rayns in 1994, this section’s … Continue reading