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DEAREST SISTER: Watch A Clip From Mattie Do's Acclaimed Lao Horror Film!

Regular readers of this site need no introduction to Lao filmmaker Mattie Do. We've been covering her work from the early days of her debut feature, Chanthaly, while charting the progress of sophomore effort Dearest Sister from inception. So rather...

MonsterFest 2016: A Gunfight, Deadly Relatives and an Autopsy Lead First Wave of Titles

MonsterFest is coming! Prepare yourselves, Melbourne, Australia, for your fill of fantastic film delights at the end of November. The first wave of titles was announced today and there are heaps of goodness coming to Melbs.    Attendees will see...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: DEAREST SISTER, In Touch With Inner Demons

With only her second film as director, Mattie Do takes a big step forward, both for herself as an artist and for Laos as a filmmaking community. Do broke ground with Chantaly, her debut as a filmmaker and also the...

DEAREST SISTER: Trailer Arrives For Mattie Do's Laotian Ghost Story!

With its world premiere announced yesterday as part of the initial lineup of Fantastic Fest 2016 titles the trailer for Laotian director Mattie Do's sophomore feature Dearest Sister has just arrived online and it's a good one! Here's how the...

Fantastic Fest 2016 First Wave: New PHANTASM! VR Horror! Tim Burton! Spotlight on India!

Hold on to your proverbial (or literal) hats, film fans. The legendary Fantastic Fest has just dropped its first announcement of films and events, and is it ever incredible. From Andrea Arnold to Tim Burton to the latest in VR...

Raven Banner Takes International Rights To Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER

Like the headline says, following up a successful crowd funding campaign and serving as the Lao side of Jamie Dagg's Canada-Lao co-production River, Chanthaly helmer Mattie Do's Dearest Sister is gaining momentum leading up to production with word that Raven...

Thanks To Everyone Who Helped Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER Blow Past Its Crowdfunding Goal!

Not so much news here as a hearty thank you!Back on May 19th we announced that ScreenAnarchy and IndieGoGo were partnering up to help Laotian director Mattie Do - Laos' first ever female feature film director and helmer of first...

Community Challenge! Help Fund Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER And You Can Turn Her CHANTHALY Into Anything You Want!

Ladies and gentlemen, the gauntlet has been thrown. With a little more than two weeks left to go in her crowdfunding campaign for sophomore film Dearest Sister (Nong Hak), Laotian director Mattie Do has upped the stakes: Should Dearest Sister...

ScreenAnarchy And IndieGoGo Teaming To Help Bring Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER To Life. Buy Some Blood And Join Us.

When Laotian director Mattie Do released her debut feature Chanthaly last year she entered the record books on multiple fronts. For Chanthaly was not only the first horror film made in the history of Laos, it was also the first...

THE WHITE STORM And SNOWPIERCER Bookend Hong Kong Asian Film Fest

The full line-up for this year's Hong Kong Asian Film Festival has just been unveiled and it looks to be an incredibly strong year, bookended by two of the region's most hotly-anticipated thrillers. Opening the festival on 25 October is...

Fantastic Fest 2013: Mattie Do Drunkenly Reviews Mattie Do's CHANTHALY

Todd told me that I have to do Biogno a critic of my film is fucking CALL CHANTHALY FIGO FIGISSIMO ! No, instead , my film a movie seems very slow and a little artistic ... communque me and I...

Fantastic Fest 2013 Review: CHANTHALY Is A Haunting Portrait Of Modern Day Laos

Hailing from a country that has produced fewer than 10 feature films in its entire history, Chanthaly proves a modest yet potent little chiller that blends an unsettling slowburn ghost story with an enlightening portrait of women's roles and patriarchy...

Laotian Horror CHANTHALY Delivers Chills With First Trailer

ScreenAnarchy has been following the development of Laotian ghost story Chanthaly with great interest over the previous months. And why not? Director Mattie Do has here delivered the first ever Laotian horror film and is herself the first ever female...

Laotian Horror CHANTHALY Demonstrates How To Act With Animals

There's an old adage that says never to act with children or animals. And while I have no idea whether Mattie Do's upcoming Laotian horror film Chanthaly involves children it most certainly involves a dog.Raised alone by her overprotective father...

Laos Enters The Horror Arena With Mattie Do's CHANTHALY

Mattie Do's Chanthaly is a film of firsts. It is, by all accounts, the first horror film produced in Laos. It is also the first Laotian film produced by a female director. But while both of those facts are very...