restricted access The Asian Filmmakers at Yamagata YIDFF Manifesto (Japan, 1989)

This manifesto, drafted by Kidlat Tahimik from his final remarks at the First Yamagata documentary festival, decries the lack of Asian films screened at the festival and calls for the establishment of a network of Asian filmmakers in the face of the limitations put on film distribution by market motivations and by third world realities.