Directed by Brillante Mendoza, Isao Yukisada, and Sotho Kulikar, Asian Three-Fold Mirror: Reflections is an omnibus feature film initialed by the Tokyo International Film Festival and the Japan Foundation Asia Centre that encourages the potential of cross-cultural exchange between Southeast Asia and Japan.
In this special edition of New Waves, we invite actress Sharifah Amani to share her experience working with Isao Yukisada on the segment Pigeon, the director's homage to the late Malaysian director Yasmin Ahmad which was shot in Penang. In dialogue with established actress and former Nominated Member of Parliament Janice Koh, Sharifah will provide her personal insights into the convergence of filmmaking practice from both countries, the lessons learnt, as well as the challenges faced in this unique cross-cultural exchange.
This session is expected to end at 10.30pm.
• Reflections: Asian Three-Fold Mirror (Director: Brillante Mendoza, Isao Yukisada, and Sotho Kulikar / Japan, Malaysia, Cambodia, Philippines / 2016 / 118min)