Showing 1 - 10 of 195 titles with a criteria of Subject is Asian Studies
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
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
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