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3 Films you shouldn’t miss at the Electric Shadows Asian Film Festival

These are three films you shouldn’t miss at the Electric Shadows Asian Film Festival which will take place from September 2nd – 5th, 2021 at De Cinema in Antwerp, Belgium.

– Recommended Films –

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains by Xiaogang Gu – China | 2019 – 150 minutes

While social and economic developments rage on, four brothers seek new balances in their lives. Inspired by the changes in his hometown and classical Chinese painting, the young filmmaker Xiaogang Gu paints a confident tableau film on the swell of the Yangtze River and the flight of time. (ESAFF 2021)

Screening Date:
September 2nd, 2021 | De Cinema, Antwerp | 8:15 pm

Trailer:

Ushiku by Thomas Ash – Japan | 2021 – 87 minutes

Using a hidden camera, Thomas Ash films asylum seekers who are held without perspective in the Ushiku immigration center, near Tokyo. Determined to put human rights violations on the map politically, he and the prisoners put their finger on Japan’s cynical migration policy. (ESAFF 2021)

Screening Date:
September 5th, 2021 | De Cinema, Antwerp | 2:00 pm

Trailer:

Days by Tsai Ming-liang – Taiwan | 2020 – 127 minutes

What does it take to express human emotion? Filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang shows that you can achieve maximum effect with sparing cinematic resources. In Days, two men find comfort in each other before breaking up and moving on with their lives. (ESAFF 2021)

Screening Date:
September 5th, 2021 | De Cinema, Antwerp | 8:15 pm

Trailer:

For more information please go to: https://www.electricshadows.be

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