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Starring Ken Watanabe, "Fukushima 50" avoids controversy as part of faithfully reflecting Japanese realities around Fukushima Daiichi.
In her heartfelt debut film “My Identity,” which screens at Japan Cuts 2020, Sae Suzuki explores being misunderstood in a Taiwanese-Japanese immigrant coming-of-age story.
Bollywood film "Article 15" displays a sobering perspective on casteism’s persistence despite the law banning it, but leans heavily into its savior complex.
"The Knight and the Princess" offers entertaining storytelling and a win for Arab representation in global animated cinema.
Featuring Lee Seung-gi and Jasper Liu, Netflix reality show "TWogether" reveals the traces of colonial English in Southeast and South Asia.
In "House of Hummingbird," Korean director Kim Bora examines adolescence and alienation in 1990s Seoul.
Debuted at Annecy 2020, Korean animated movie "Beauty Water" provides a dark view of using plastic surgery to change one’s socioeconomic standing.
Uruguayan documentary "La Flor de la Vida" explores the joys and sorrows of aging through intimate interviews and home video footage.
Often contrasted with “Terrace House,” Netflix dating show "Rea(L)ove" highlights the gendered anxieties in contemporary Japanese dating.
Peter Barakan talks about bridging Japan and the world with NHK’s “Begin Japanology” and beyond.