Yesterday, I presented a brief overview of the cinema of Filipino director Lav Diaz as part of a webinar on arthouse cinema, organised by the Universiti Kuala Lumpur. I'm grateful for the invitation, which I received from Fauzi Naeim Mohamed. It was a thoroughly interesting webinar which left me with plenty food for thought. Those of you who have been with me for a while know that I have always struggled to fit my writing and my approach to Slow Cinema to the classic European/Western Eurocentric reading of films. I try my best to think out of . . .