Asian Studies

Broken Blossoms

The heartbreaking story of a waterfront waif (Lillian Gish) from the Limehouse district of London wh...

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Caterpillar

Caterpillar tells the story of a village woman given the grueling task of looking after (and fulfill...

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China Heavyweight

Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) returns to China for another riveting documentar...

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In Between Days

Award winner at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, IN BETWEEN DAYS conveys "an extraordinary sense of ...

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I Have Found It

A Bollywood retelling of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility.

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Hippie Masala: Forever In India

In the 1960s and 1970s thousands of hippies journeyed east to India in search of enlightenment. All,...

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Mountains May Depart

Mainland master Jia Zhangke scales new heights with Mountains May Depart. At once an intimate drama ...

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Long Day's Journey Into Night

Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged film about a solitary man (...

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Playing Frisbee in North Korea

Calling North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, fat can get you killed in North Korea. Any other complaint...

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Ramen Heads

Ramen Heads follows Osamu Tomita, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, as he reveals every single s...

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Himalaya (Restored Version)

Academy Award nominated HIMALAYA tells the story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a ...

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Chi-hwa-seon

Im Kwon-Taek's ninety-fifth film tells the story of renowned nineteenth-century painter Jang Seung-u...

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Eagle Shooting Heroes

Executive produced by Wong Kar-Wai, Jeffrey Lau's "absurd 1993 masterpiece" (Austin Chronicle) Ea...

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A Sinner in Mecca

Parvez Sharma risks death to illegally film his Hajj pilgrimage - an act made more daring by the fac...

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Hooligan Sparrow

State surveillance. Harassment. Imprisonment. Human rights activist Ye Haiyan, AKA Sparrow, knew she...

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Sunrise/Sunset

The daily life of the Dalai Lama is brought home with remarkable intimacy in Sunrise/Sunset. Granted...

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Sweet Bean

A lonely baker has his life (and business) reinvigorated when he hires an elderly woman with an unca...

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A Gesar Bard's Tale

As a boy, Dawa was an illiterate Tibetan nomad whose life revolved around herding yaks. At 13, his l...

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Kimjongilia: The Flower of Kim Jong Il

The first film to fully expose the humanitarian crisis of North Korea, this stylish, deeply moving d...

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Songs from the North

SONGS FROM THE NORTH is an essay film which offers an unique look at the enigma of North Korea, a co...

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The Red Chapel

In this Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning film, a trio of Danish comedians, who call themselves "The...

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The Donut King

The Donut King tells the rags to riches story of a Cambodian refugee arriving in America in 1975 and...

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Crossing the Line

The first Western interview with Comrade Joe, James Joseph Dresnok, an American soldier who defected...

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Sushi: The Global Catch

Blue Fin Tuna is a valuable commodity that faces potential extinction due to the explosion in the po...

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The President's Last Bang

Imaginatively recreating the 1979 assassination of South Korean President Park Chung-hee, writer-dir...

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The Sun

The final portrait in a series on the lives of dictators by Alexander Sokurov, THE SUN is a re-imagi...

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Denise Ho – Becoming the Song

Denise Ho – Becoming the Song profiles the openly gay Hong Kong singer and human rights a...

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The Juche Idea

Inspired by the real-life story of the South Korean director kidnapped in the 70's to invigorate the...

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Thousand Pieces of Gold

Set in a mining town in the 1880s, Thousand Pieces of Gold tells the real-life story of ...

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead

A marvelous documentary creation"- CM MAGAZINE. Narrated by Leonard Cohen, this enlightening two-par...

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The Stairway to the Distant Past

"I get 50,000 Yen a day, plus expenses," growls tough-talking detective Maiku "Mike" Hama (Masatoshi...

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A Touch of Sin

Written and directed by master Jia Zhangke (The World, Still Life), a man widely regarded as "one of...

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Last Train Home

United Red Army

This epic docudrama by Koji Wakamatsu depicts the rise, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, of the fa...

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Cops vs. Thugs

In his 1975 masterpiece COPS VS. THUGS, director Kinji Fukasaku (BATTLE ROYALE) paints a dynamic por...

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Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

An intimate and powerful encounter with one of today's most politically influential artists and the ...

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Wonderful Town

Aditya Assarat's "delicate, delightful, and nearly note-perfect debut feature" (Salon.com). An archi...

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Yangsi

Jigme Lhundrup is the Yangsi, the reincarnation of a greatly revered Tibetan Buddhist meditation mas...

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