Honour DVD Review

Honour killings - where a family kill one of their own for fear of being dishonoured by their actions and/or beliefs, might not be something we are overtly aware of but as Shan Khan’s new film Honour states in it’s opening frames, it’s more common than you might think.

The Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival 2014 Preview

The Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival 2014 includes 7 UK premieres and 2 London premieres. Highlights include a Japanese remake of a revered Clint Eastwood western, a Chinese adaptation of a famous novel and film starring Zhang Ziyi, a dramatisation of India’s Bhopal tragedy starring Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton and Kal Penn, a thriller about honour killing in the British-Asian community starring Paddy Considine, an archive gala screening to mark the centenary of renowned Japanese director Noboru Nakamura, plus acclaimed new films from Thailand, Cambodia and Iran – a positive celluloid explosion that reflects what’s happening in Asian cinema today.