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After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

Angry Monk

Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 97 minutes

The Apology

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

Icarus Films | 2016 | 104 minutes

Because They're Worth It

Micro-credit, education, health information, and hope provided to impoverished Chinese.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

Before the Flood I

The residents of the historic Chinese city of Fengjie clash with officials forcing them to evacuate their homes to make way for the world's largest dam.

dGenerate Films | 2005 | 147 minutes

Before the Flood I

Part I. The residents of the ancient Chinese cities of Fengjie clash with officials forcing them to evacuate their homes -- along with millions of other residents -- to make way for the massive Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2005 | 147 minutes

Before the Flood II

Part II. Yan Yu follows up his first film with Before the Flood II, a profile of the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished and flooded during the construction of Three Gorges dams and reservoir. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2008 | 60 minutes

Before The Flood II - Gong Tan

Yan Yu follows BEFORE THE FLOOD with this profile of the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished by a hydroelectric dam project.

dGenerate Films | 2008 | 60 minutes

Beijing Besieged by Waste

Wang Jiu-liang travels to more than 500 landfills, documenting Beijing's unholy cycle of consumption.

dGenerate Films | 2011 | 72 minutes

Beijing Besieged By Waste

Director Wang Jiuliang traces the flow of garbage from his apartment to hundreds of toxic and illegal dumps grazed by sheep and plowed under by developers on the expanding edge of Beijing. He also discovers a determined community of scavengers who live in the wastelands. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2011 | 72 minutes