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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

All About My Sisters

Qiong Wang boldly explores her family's history and the ongoing consequences of China's one-child policy.

dGenerate Films | 2021 | 175 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

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 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 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