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Adam Surat: The Inner Strength
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directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Audiovision (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1989), 47 mins
This documentary explores the life and art of the iconic Bangladeshi painter S.M. Sultan. Known for his larger-than-life paintings of the Bangladesh peasantry, Sultan was also famous for his eccentric persona. But ultimately, it is Sultan's profound philosophy about the peasantry, their culture, and their deep att...
directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Audiovision (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1989), 47 mins
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A.k.a. Don Bonus
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directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
After escaping the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, the Ny family became one of thousands of refugees faced with resettlement in the U.S. Their lives unfold through the lens of this stirring video diary. As 18-year-old Sokly Ny (Don Bonus) struggles to graduate from high school, his family is harassed in the housing proje...
directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
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All's Right With The World = 歌舞昇平
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directed by Cheung King-wai, fl. 2007; produced by Ben Tsiang, fl. 2007 and Cheung King-wai, fl. 2007, CNEX Foundation Limited (Taipei Shi: CNEX Studio Corporation, 2007), 1 hour 13 mins
The film explores the hidden face of poverty in one of the world's most affluent and capitalistic cities. Directed by CHEUNG King Wai (KJ: Music and Life), the film follows five Hong Kong families of different backgrounds that receive government subsidies. How do the poor get by in a glossy city that flaunts consp...
directed by Cheung King-wai, fl. 2007; produced by Ben Tsiang, fl. 2007 and Cheung King-wai, fl. 2007, CNEX Foundation Limited (Taipei Shi: CNEX Studio Corporation, 2007), 1 hour 13 mins
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Ancient Futures
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directed by John Page, fl. 1993; produced by International Society for Ecology & Culture (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour
Ancient Futures is a remarkable look at the root causes of our environmental and social crises, and a powerful challenge to re-examine what we mean by "progress." Ladakh, or "Little Tibet," is a harsh, beautiful land high in the Western Himalayas of India. A model of sustainable living, the traditional Ladakh cult...
directed by John Page, fl. 1993; produced by International Society for Ecology & Culture (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour
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And Thereafter
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directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
This multi-festival film is a portrayal of the fortitude of an immigrant 'war bride' in America. Seventy-six-year-old Young-Ja Wike is one of the 10,000 Korean women who married American G.I.s. after the war. For them marriage was the only escape from the crushing poverty of post-war Korea. 'Grandma' lives in Sout...
directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
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An Army for the Afterlife
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 1 min
The splendor of Quin Shi Huang Di's Terracotta Army.
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 1 min
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Asian Food & Culture Series, Food in the Muslim World
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directed by Kim Won Hyung, fl. 2008 and Chung Yon Seung, fl. 2011; produced by Christina Lee, fl. 2011, in Asian Food & Culture Series (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2008), 47 mins
Asia is home to the world's four major religions; one of them, Islam. United in their worship of Allah, in this program we learn of another way they are united; Food which embodies Islam. From the desserts of Iran to Bhiriyani of India, and Indonesia, we see a variety of Muslim cuisines throughout Asia.
directed by Kim Won Hyung, fl. 2008 and Chung Yon Seung, fl. 2011; produced by Christina Lee, fl. 2011, in Asian Food & Culture Series (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2008), 47 mins
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Asian Food & Culture Series, Spicy Hot Chilies
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directed by Chung Yon Seung, fl. 2011; produced by Christina Lee, fl. 2011, in Asian Food & Culture Series (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2008), 45 mins
There are taste buds for sweet, sour, salty, and bitter flavors, but none for spicy-hot. Those are developed over time. What is it behind that spicy hotness that Asians love so much in their food? This program profiles everything spicy; from the burning flavors of northern Thailand to Japan's sinus-shocking wasabi...
directed by Chung Yon Seung, fl. 2011; produced by Christina Lee, fl. 2011, in Asian Food & Culture Series (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2008), 45 mins
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Baghdad Blogger
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directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
"I live in Baghdad. I am a blogger. A blog is an online diary." So begins this succinct report from Salam Pax, an Iraqi journalist attempting to keep the world informed about his beleaguered country. Pax regularly sends fifteen-minute video reports to the BBC. Filmed in Najaf, Baghdad, Karbala, and the south of Ir...
directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Barbershop
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directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2009), 16 mins
Set against the backdrop of the Pakistan Army crackdown during Bangladesh’s 1971 war, this political thriller follows a student activist who takes refuge from the Pakistan army in a local barbershop. The barbershop is run by Biharis, an Urdu-speaking minority presumed to be sympathizers of the Pakistan Army duri...
directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2009), 16 mins
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