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DAF
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directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
This simple but affecting documentary portrays a rural craftsman who makes a traditional Iranian percussion instrument called a daf. All able-bodied family members participate in the production, including a blind son, whom we see hitching a ride to market with his sister to purchase the sheep skins and wood planks...
directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
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Names Unknown = Perarlyathavar
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directed by Bijukumar Damodaran, 1971-; produced by K. Anil Kumar, fl. 2012, Ambalakkara Global Films (Privately Published, 2014), 1 hour 51 mins
This film tells the story of marginalized people in Kerala through the life of a father who working as a temporary cleaner and his eight year old son.
directed by Bijukumar Damodaran, 1971-; produced by K. Anil Kumar, fl. 2012, Ambalakkara Global Films (Privately Published, 2014), 1 hour 51 mins
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Sampaguita, National Flower
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directed by Francis Xavier Pasion, fl. 1999-2013; produced by Chuck Gutierrez, 1981-, Joji Alonso, fl. 2004-2013 and Francis Xavier Pasion, fl. 1999-2013; performed by Reynalyn Bunag, fl. 2010, Maya Bernardo, fl. 2010-2012 and Marlon Abalos, fl. 2010 (Philippines: Francis Xavier Pasion, 2010), 1 hour 17 mins
This drama, directed by Francis Xavier Pasion, is about the lives of children in the Philippines as symbolized by sampaguita, the national flower.
directed by Francis Xavier Pasion, fl. 1999-2013; produced by Chuck Gutierrez, 1981-, Joji Alonso, fl. 2004-2013 and Francis Xavier Pasion, fl. 1999-2013; performed by Reynalyn Bunag, fl. 2010, Maya Bernardo, fl. 2010-2012 and Marlon Abalos, fl. 2010 (Philippines: Francis Xavier Pasion, 2010), 1 hour 17 mins
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Squatter Punk
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
Set in the slums of Manila where law enforcement is rare, Squatterpunk chronicles the punk lifestyles of the youth as they scavenge the garbage beach for a living while still managing to play around. A film that casts a tenderly poetic eye at the squalor of Manila.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
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سارا
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Khosro Shakibai, 1944-2008, Yasman Malek-Nasr, 1955- and Niki Karimi, 1971- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
Mehrjui is one of three Iranian directors who spearheaded Iranian cinema. This New Wave cinema icon is an intellectual director whose films are often inspired by literature. Sara, one of several female-character films of the nineties, offers an Iranian version of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, with modern-day Tehe...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Khosro Shakibai, 1944-2008, Yasman Malek-Nasr, 1955- and Niki Karimi, 1971- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
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شاعر زباله ها
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directed by Mohammad Ahmadi, fl. 2010-2012; performed by Leila Hatami, 1972-, Mohammad Eskandari, fl. 1971-2005 and Saber Abbar, fl. 2005-2013 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 17 mins
After administering rigorous examinations in science, religion and politics, the Iranian government assigns a handful of men from the nation's unemployed millions to the undignified job of street-cleaning. The crew is made up of ambitious young dreamers, including a pilot who stares into the sky and a musician who...
directed by Mohammad Ahmadi, fl. 2010-2012; performed by Leila Hatami, 1972-, Mohammad Eskandari, fl. 1971-2005 and Saber Abbar, fl. 2005-2013 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 17 mins
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血蝉 = Little Moth
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directed by Peng Tao, fl. 2007-2012; performed by Hong Qifa, fl. 2007, Han Dequn, fl. 2007 and Gao Yuanbing, fl. 2007 (China: New Youth Independent Film Studio), 1 hour 39 mins
Based on Tianguang Bai's novel of the same title, Xue Chan (Little Moth) is the poignant story of a young girl named Little Moth who has lost the use of her legs due to a disease of the blood. With no mother to take care of her, Little Moth's father sells her to a poor couple who plan to put the child to work as a...
directed by Peng Tao, fl. 2007-2012; performed by Hong Qifa, fl. 2007, Han Dequn, fl. 2007 and Gao Yuanbing, fl. 2007 (China: New Youth Independent Film Studio), 1 hour 39 mins
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상계동올림빅
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directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL, 1988), 28 mins
Two years before the 1988 Olympics in South Korea, Sanggyedong residents were brutally evicted from their homes, to make way for the government's urban renewal plans. Years later, they remain homeless and lost in a bureaucratic maze, in which they are disentitled to a permanent abode. Festivals: Focus On- Korean...
directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL, 1988), 28 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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Chung sống = Public Living
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directed by Dang Duc Loc, fl. 2010 (Hanoi, Hà So''n Bình: Hanoi Doc Lab Films, 2010), 9 mins
This documentary, directed by Dang Duc Loc, is about the sense of community of people living in a crowded public housing property.
directed by Dang Duc Loc, fl. 2010 (Hanoi, Hà So''n Bình: Hanoi Doc Lab Films, 2010), 9 mins
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