Showing 1 - 10 of 356 titles with a criteria of Subject is Asia
Five short films from Indigenous communities across Indonesia show their response to threats to their forests posed by miners, loggers, palm oil plantations and global warming. In the sixth film a Dayak Iban community inspires hope as it offers a simple solution to the global climate crisis.
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Face to Face Media | 2008 | 37 minutes
Artist Tsherin Sherpa's remarkable 19-year journey from Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painter to global art superstar
GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes
Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.
Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes
After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes
The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 50 minutes
A look at the long-term effects, on U.S. soldiers, the Vietnamese people, and the environment of Vietnam, of the spraying of Agent Orange on Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Icarus Films | 2007 | 66 minutes
An action-packed documentary which chronicles the tumultuous birth of a new nation in East Timor through a never-before-seen perspective. Kirsty Sword, a young Australian activist, aspired to be a documentary filmmaker, but instead she became a revolutionary.
Collective Eye Films | 2013 | 78 minutes
Qiong Wang boldly explores her family's history and the ongoing consequences of China's one-child policy.
dGenerate Films | 2021 | 175 minutes
Narrative film adaptation by Chantal Akerman of Joseph Conrad's first novel, following a European man living in Southeast Asia and his half-indigenous daughter.
Icarus Films | 2011 | 127 minutes
Filipino women exploited as maids in Hong Kong.
Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes