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Flowers of the Sky
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Malini Fonseka, 1949-, Kaushalaya Fernando, fl. 1996-2012 and Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 26 mins
Flowers of the sky represents the effects of economic and cultural globalization on Sri Lankan society, dealing with such issues as HIV, homosexuality and the status of women. The center of the film is Rani, an actress who has been forgotten by the society that once idolized her. She rents out rooms to couples...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Malini Fonseka, 1949-, Kaushalaya Fernando, fl. 1996-2012 and Dilhani Ekanayake, 1973- (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 26 mins
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Gilaneh
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directed by Mohsen Abdolvahab, fl. 2002-2010 and Rakshan Bani-E'temad, 1954-; performed by Baran Kosari, 1995-, Shahrokh Foroutanian, fl. 2004-2012 and Madjid Bahrami, fl. 2003-2005 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 24 mins
The film illustrates the love and devotion a mother has for her son and daughter even though the violence of war destroys their dreams. As Iranians celebrate the New Year, Iraqi bombs rain down on Tehran in 1988. We meet the widowed Gilaneh and her pregnant daughter who are in search of the daughter's husband who...
directed by Mohsen Abdolvahab, fl. 2002-2010 and Rakshan Bani-E'temad, 1954-; performed by Baran Kosari, 1995-, Shahrokh Foroutanian, fl. 2004-2012 and Madjid Bahrami, fl. 2003-2005 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 24 mins
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Reaching Silence
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directed by Jahar Kanungo, fl. 2005; performed by Kaushiki Chakraborty, Sudeshna Basu, fl. 2005 and Trina Nileena Banerjee, 1981- (India: Kanungo Media Pvt. Ltd.), 1 hour 28 mins
Nisshabdh is a contemplative film about Sarit (Kaushik Chakravarty), a young man whose job as a door-to-door salesman suffers as a result of his mounting sensitivity to sound. When visits to doctors and gurus fail to alleviate his problem, Sarit decides to escape the urban clamor of Bombay city and journeys to th...
directed by Jahar Kanungo, fl. 2005; performed by Kaushiki Chakraborty, Sudeshna Basu, fl. 2005 and Trina Nileena Banerjee, 1981- (India: Kanungo Media Pvt. Ltd.), 1 hour 28 mins
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কাঁটাতার
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directed by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay, fl. 2005-2008; performed by Rudranil Ghosh, fl. 2005-2013, Sudip Mukherjee, fl. 1985-2012 and Sreelekha Mitra, 1975- (India: Privately Published), 55 mins
Set against the backdrop of political unease resulting from the 1947 partition of British India into the Republic of India (Hindu) and the Dominion of Pakistan (Muslim), Kantatar follows the journey of Sudha (Sreelekha Mitra), an illegal immigrant who is forced to rely on a series of men in order to avoid poverty...
directed by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay, fl. 2005-2008; performed by Rudranil Ghosh, fl. 2005-2013, Sudip Mukherjee, fl. 1985-2012 and Sreelekha Mitra, 1975- (India: Privately Published), 55 mins
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August Sun
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Mohamed Rahfiulla, fl. 2003, Nimmi Harasgama, fl. 1997-2012 and Peter D'Almeida, fl. 1994-2003 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
This filmic offering by acclaimed director Prasanna Vithanage (Walls Within and Death on a Full Moon Day) is a poignant narrative of human displacement against the backdrop of the bitter, real-life conflict between the Sinhalese and Tamil people of Sri Lanka. The film traces the experience of three individuals, e...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Mohamed Rahfiulla, fl. 2003, Nimmi Harasgama, fl. 1997-2012 and Peter D'Almeida, fl. 1994-2003 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
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Lady Of The Roses = بانوی گل سرخ
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directed by Mojtaba Mirtamasb, fl. 1996-2011 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 52 mins
'Lady of the Roses' is the name given to the late Shahindokht Sanati, a lady who went to the Lalehzaar region of Kerman before the Islamic revolution. She replaced poppies with roses and opium with rosewater, and took this so far as to transform the agricultural destiny of a whole region. The story is told by Homa...
directed by Mojtaba Mirtamasb, fl. 1996-2011 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 52 mins
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Made in China
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directed by Jean-Yves Cauchard, fl. 2003-2015; produced by Jean-Yves Cauchard, fl. 2003-2015, Hikari Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 57 mins,
Source: newsreel.org
Made in China tells one of the millions of stories of migrants from rural China who comprise the backbone of the Chinese economic miracle. It provides a human face behind the ubiquitous label "Made in China". This massive dislocation of people may well represent the largest, most rapid migration in human history....
directed by Jean-Yves Cauchard, fl. 2003-2015; produced by Jean-Yves Cauchard, fl. 2003-2015, Hikari Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 57 mins,
Source: newsreel.org
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等爱
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directed by James Lee, III, 1975-; performed by Len Siew Mee, 1975-, Bernice Chauly, fl. 1995-2013 and Loh Bok Lai, fl. 2001-2010 (Malaysia: Da Huang Pictures), 1 hour 10 mins
The third installment in director James Lee's 'Love Trilogy' comprises three tales. The first shows a couple of five years contemplating a leap into marriage, the second has a long-term unmarried couple, who still argue about their relationship status, while the third shows a pair of secret lovers, just beginning...
directed by James Lee, III, 1975-; performed by Len Siew Mee, 1975-, Bernice Chauly, fl. 1995-2013 and Loh Bok Lai, fl. 2001-2010 (Malaysia: Da Huang Pictures), 1 hour 10 mins
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