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Showing 1 - 10 of 100 titles with a criteria of Subject is Asian Studies


A series of five documentary films examining the human stories behind illegal logging in Indonesia.

Global Environmental Justice | 2008 | 25 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

Filipino women exploited as maids in Hong Kong.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes

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

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

Icarus Films | 2016 | 104 minutes

Sandhya Suri skillfully weaves together archival footage—including hand colored sequences and a new score—to create a story about life across India from 1899 to 1947.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 72 minutes

The Dani and the Asmat come face to face with the modern world in Irian Jaya.

Bullfrog Films | 1993 | 52 minutes

West Papua, the "Amazon of Asia" is a vast tropical rainforest that has been occupied for  25,000 years.  The Dani and the Asmat people have lived in spiritual harmony with the land for millennia. Now they are threatened by Indonesia's policy of assimilation and the destruction of their lands. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 1993 | 52 minutes

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