Escape from Mogadishu

The Tale of a Hero I’ve arrived in Udine in north-eastern Italy to attend Far East Film Festival. My stay here has kicked off in high note. Last night, I watched Escape from Mogadishu, a South Korean blockbuster set in the civil war in Somalia in the end of 80s and early 90’s. Based on… Continue reading Escape from Mogadishu

Pordenone film festival

Greetings from Pordenone, which is a small but sweet town just north of Venice. (There are many such lovely places across the country.) I am here for a film festival. It kicked off yesterday and a fabulous documentary Ascension by American-Chinese director Jessica Kingdom was screened in the evening. Right after the screening, a panel… Continue reading Pordenone film festival