Tag: mattiedo

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...

Refn's AVENGING SILENCE Among Selections At Inaugural Crouching Tigers Project Market

The first edition of the International Film Festival And Awards Macao kicks off next month and a major part of the event will be the industry focused project market, Crouching Tigers, which will run in parallel. Designed specifically to help...

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: Take A Look At Jay Shaw's Poster For Mattie Do's Lao Horror

We've been big fans and supporter of Lao filmmaker Mattie Do in these parts since we first caught wind of her debut feature, Chanthaly, which was both the first horror film and the first feature directed by a woman in...

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...

Well Go Claims US Rights To Jamie M. Dagg's RIVER

Those good folks over at Well Go USA Entertainment have announced their acquisition of Jamie M. Dagg's River, the Canadian thriller set and shot in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this...

First RIVER Teaser Suggests You Should Mind Your Own Damn Business

Hey, I get it. You see something bad going down, your first instinct is to help. That's a good thing, a humane reaction, something we tell our children that they should do. But sometimes, maybe you should mind your own...

Mattie Do's DEAREST SISTER Begins Production, Check Out The First Stills!

We have been tracking the development of Laotian director Mattie Do's sophomore feature Dearest Sister for quite some time here - actively promoting the crowdfunding campaign that helped fund the picture - and are quite pleased to announce that things...

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...

Jamie Dagg's Laos-Set Thriller RIVER Enters Production With Rossif Sutherland

Canada's Jamie Dagg has bitten off a big task for his debut feature. Because, you know, making your first film isn't already hard enough, Dagg's River appears to be the first-ever western co-production with the South East Asian nation of...

Vesoul Asian Film Festival Programs World's First Lao Film Focus

The Vesoul Asian Film Festival begins next Tuesday, February 10th, in Vesoul, France. Vesoul is a top ten film festival in France and the only one with a focus on Asian cinema. It is also Europe's oldest independent Asian film...

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...