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땅의 여자
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directed by Kwon Woojung, fl. 2009 (Seoul, Seoul-si: CinemaDAL, 2009), 1 hour 14 mins
Women peasants work over 14 hours a day but can't earn even a penny. It is obvious that the cost of labour can't be measured merely in money, but I wondered with what those women's labour and sacrifice can be compensated. The ratio of women in the whole peasant population in Korea is over 53%. However women peasan...
directed by Kwon Woojung, fl. 2009 (Seoul, Seoul-si: CinemaDAL, 2009), 1 hour 14 mins
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용산
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directed by Mun Jeong-hyun, fl. 2007-2014 (Seoul, Seoul-si: CinemaDAL, 2010), 1 hour 13 mins
On the 20th of January 2009, tenants of Yongsan, whose houses had been evicted by force, died in a fire in the middle of the city. The flame reminds me of something I (the director) witnessed in 1991. I was a high school student when I saw a college student set himself on fire. That time people dubbed the politics...
directed by Mun Jeong-hyun, fl. 2007-2014 (Seoul, Seoul-si: CinemaDAL, 2010), 1 hour 13 mins
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Prison and Paradise
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directed by Daniel Rudi Haryanto, 1978- (Indonesia: Privately Published), 1 hour 31 mins
On 12 October, 2002, a group of suicide bombers attacked Bali, Indonesia. Five of the perpetrators are interviewed in prison. Noor Huda Ismail, a journalist with The Washington Post and ex-roommate of one of the perpetrators, introduces us to two of their families. He also introduces us to the family of one of t...
directed by Daniel Rudi Haryanto, 1978- (Indonesia: Privately Published), 1 hour 31 mins
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Tâm Hồn Mẹ = Mother's Soul
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directed by Pham Nhue Giang, 1957-; performed by Truong Minh Quoc Thai, 1974-, Phung Hoa Hoai Linh, 1999- and Anh Hong, 1977- (Vietnam: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 33 mins
Adapted from a short story of the same title by renowned writer Nguyen Huy Thiep, Tâm Hồn Mẹ (Mother’s Soul) follows a mother-daughter relationship on the edges of modern-day Hanoi. When a single mom, played by Hong Anh (The Moon at the Bottom of the Well), falls in love with a handsome truck driver, her ti...
directed by Pham Nhue Giang, 1957-; performed by Truong Minh Quoc Thai, 1974-, Phung Hoa Hoai Linh, 1999- and Anh Hong, 1977- (Vietnam: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 33 mins
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Amin = امین
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directed by Shahin Parhami, fl. 2007-2015 (Iran: Privately Published), 2 hours
Amin is the story of an ancient musical tradition and one man's struggle to preserve it. It is told using a unique approach to documentary storytelling that challenges the boundaries of fiction and reality. Amin Aghaie is a young modern nomad from the south of Iran. He has dedicated his life to preserving, documen...
directed by Shahin Parhami, fl. 2007-2015 (Iran: Privately Published), 2 hours
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Realtor
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directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov, 1982-; produced by Serik Abishev, fl. 2007-2016, Short Brothers and Kazakhfilm (Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 25 mins
This is a story about Darik – a man who is looking for himself in time and space. In the present Darik is a boorish alcoholic bum. In traveling to the past Darik discovers naturalistic simplicity, familial connections, and neighborly responsibility. Past and present intersect and collide in Adilkhan Yerzhanov’...
directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov, 1982-; produced by Serik Abishev, fl. 2007-2016, Short Brothers and Kazakhfilm (Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 25 mins
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神秘鸡饭 = Chicken Rice Mystery
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directed by Edmund Yeo, 1984-; performed by Meng Lai, fl. 2008, Kiew Suet Kim, fl. 2007 and Keong Chye Chee, fl. 2008 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 18 mins
A young boy ponders one of the greatest mysteries of his life: just why is his mother's cooking so appalling? His father claims his mother lost her cooking skills when she gave birth to him. But there remains one sole culinary treat, so tantalisingly tasty, our small friend simply has to find out how it is made......
directed by Edmund Yeo, 1984-; performed by Meng Lai, fl. 2008, Kiew Suet Kim, fl. 2007 and Keong Chye Chee, fl. 2008 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 18 mins
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Heiran
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directed by Shalizeh Arefpour, fl. 1998-2009; performed by Zhaleh Sameti, fl. 2009-2012, Baran Kosari, 1995- and Farhad Aslani, fl. 1995-2012 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 26 mins
During the Taliban rule in Afghanistan (1996 to 2001) about 3 million Afghans, mostly illegal immigrants, entered Iran. This film is the story of a 17 year old rural girl, Mahi, who comes from a war-stricken family in southern Iran. Mahi falls in love with an Afghan student named Heiran, who has came to her villag...
directed by Shalizeh Arefpour, fl. 1998-2009; performed by Zhaleh Sameti, fl. 2009-2012, Baran Kosari, 1995- and Farhad Aslani, fl. 1995-2012 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 26 mins
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