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Showing 1 - 10 of 24 titles with a criteria of Subject is Asian History


Former 'Comfort Women' who were forced to serve Japanese troops during World War II tell their harrowing stories.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 104 minutes

Remarkable new archaeological discoveries provide clues about the rise of Chinese culture.

National Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 47 minutes

The nation of China is more than 4000 years old, and recent discoveries are shedding new light on its origins. In our common knowledge Chinaļ¾¶s earliestā€¦

National Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 46 minutes

John Pilger reveals that the United States and China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war. The film is both a warning and an inspiring story of resistance.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 112 minutes

A documentary road movie following the journalists of Burmese independent radio station DVB in Myanmar in a critical phase of the establishment of the newborn democracy.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 60 minutes

Compellingly brings out the contradictory feelings that war evokes - fear and anger, but also seduction, fascination and excitement. With Michael Herr (Apocalypse Now, Dispatches).

Icarus Films | 2001 | 52 minutes

Hong Kong, the drug capital of southeast Asia for the last century.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 51 minutes

In the 1990s, the kings of opium in Burma switch sides in the narcotics carousel.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 50 minutes

Lo Hsing-Han, Khun Sa and the beginning of the war on drugs in Burma.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 50 minutes

A personal documentary that tracks the construction of America's collective memory (or lack of one) of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 56 minutes