In August, the Busan International Film Festival named Cambodian film director Rithy Panh as Asian Filmmaker of the Year. Panh’s The Missing Picture (2013) was an official selection at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.
Recipients of the Prince Claus Fund awards, given in September by the Amsterdam-based charity to 11 outstanding people or projects from developing nations, included Pakistani artist Naiza Khan and Chinese photographer Lu Guang. The principal prize went to Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm.
Kong Sung-Hun was awarded the Korea Artist Prize on September 10 for his painting series “Winter…