The Ravine of Goodbye, Siti and River of Exploding Durians are amongst the many on offer
Film streaming platform FilmDoo has released a host of new Asian films.
Working with Asian Shadows, Stardust Pictures and other distributors, FilmDoo is now offering a range of content from the continent. Films from Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand are all on offer.
As well as offering a diversity of Asian countries, FilmDoo’s range of film genres from the continent is also impressive. FilmDoo’s Asian comedies, thrillers and dramas all showcase the new talent emerging from Asia.
“There are so many great, interesting stories coming out of Asia; so many talented emerging filmmakers coming from this part of the world,” FilmDoo’s Thai cofounder Weerada Sucharitkul comments, “We’re excited to be doing more to showcase this talent and give these unforgettable, diverse films the exposure they deserve.”
Ninteen new Asian films were released on Friday 3 February, including The Ravine of Goodbye (dir. Tatsushi Ohmori, Japan), Siti (dir. Eddie Cahyono, Indonesia), River of Exploding Durians (dir. Edmund Yeo, Malaysia), The Eye of Silence (dir. Emmanuel Sapolsky, China) and Lotus (dir. Liu Shu, China).
The other new releases are: Three Sisters (dir. Wang Bing), The Back (dir. Bingjian Liu), Ushijima the Loan Shark and Ushijima the Loan Shark 2 (dir. Masatoshi Yamaguchi), The Pinkie (dir. Lisa Takeba), Cautionary Tale (dir. Christopher Zawadzki), Cancelled Faces (dir. Lior Shamriz), I-San Special (dir. Mingmonkul Sonakul), Schoolgirl Complex (dir. Yûichi Onuma), Where the Road Meets the Sun (dir. Mun Chee Yong), Princess Sakura: Forbidden Pleasures (dir. Hajime Hashimoto), Haebangchon (dir. James William III) and Black Dawn (dir. Kentaro Horikirizono).
FilmDoo has previously collaborated with Third Window, Cine Asia, De Warrenne and other successful Asian film distributors.
FilmDoo was launched at the Cannes Film Festival last year. Founded by Weerada Sucharitkul and William Page, the film platform was a UK finalist in the 5 MassChallenge accelerator programme and was recently featured in Forbes as one of the Top 5 startups to come out of the programme.