East Asian films compete for honors in DIFF1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Eleven feature and documentary films from China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and Thailand have been selected for Dubai International Film Festival.
An international jury will select the winners during the Festival with a prize money of more than US$225,000 on December 19, 2010.
The entries in running include Feng Xiao Gang’s “Aftershock”, Chinese documentary “I Wish I Knew”, “Prison and Paradise” from Indonesia, four films from Japan including a co-production with South Korea etc.
“Choosing the final films to be included in this year’s Muhr AsiaAfrica competition was difficult given the many outstanding documentaries and features completed this year, and the final result is a powerhouse of diverse cinema that reflects the strength of Asian cinema,” Nashen Moodley, said director of DIFF.