Now that it is underway, hear from the Asian Film Archive team themselves about putting together Retrospective: Wong Kar Wai. Coming Attractions hosts Viknesh and Kay Wee talk about the significance of his films and why it was finally time for a proper showcase in Singapore.
The Knuckles & Notch team also discuss the series of commissioned artworks made for the occasion — featuring the work of artists Shian, Ella Zheng, Nao Tokunaga, and Tan Szeyan — detailing the design influences that tie into the filmmaker’s work.
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The Asian Film Archive (AFA) is a charity that focuses on culturally important works by independent Asian filmmakers. It preserves Asia’s rich film heritage in a permanent collection and promotes a wider critical appreciation of Asia’s cinematic works through initiating programmes like screenings and talks.
More than just a repository of film and tape, AFA aspires to be a hub for the film community, contributing to culture, scholarship and industry.