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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), 8 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), 8 mins
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Death on a Full Moon Day
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directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Kumara Karunananda, fl. 1997, Nayana Hettiarachchi, fl. 1997 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 9 mins
Told against the backdrop of civil war, endemic poverty, and the struggles of everyday life in rural Sri Lanka, Death on a Full Moon Day revolves around the central protagonist, Wannihami, a blind man with a fierce sense of independence. When his son Bandara is killed by a land mine while fighting against Tamil r...
directed by Prasanna Vithanage, 1962-; performed by Kumara Karunananda, fl. 1997, Nayana Hettiarachchi, fl. 1997 and Joe Abeywickrama, 1933-2011 (Sri Lanka: Privately Published), 1 hour 9 mins
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Debshishu
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directed by Utpalendu Chakraborty, 1948-; performed by Smita Patil, 1955-1986 and Sadhu Meher, fl. 1969-2007 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 38 mins
Sita and her family seek refuge at her brother's household when their own house gets engulfed by flood waters. Despised by her sister-in-law, the family is made to live in the cow shed and perform various daily chores. One day, Sita's husband comes upon a fair, which features a child god with three heads and fou...
directed by Utpalendu Chakraborty, 1948-; performed by Smita Patil, 1955-1986 and Sadhu Meher, fl. 1969-2007 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 38 mins
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Destination: Tourism
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directed by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007; produced by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 20 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
Bodh Gaya, the world's most popular destination of Buddhist pilgrimage, is located in one of India's poorest states. Visitors to this UNESCO World Heritage site are typically shocked by the extreme poverty there, and the Buddhist tradition of alms-giving motivates them to donate money. As a result, Bodh Gaya has d...
directed by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007; produced by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 20 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Flowers and the Wide Sea, Part 1, Sojourners
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directed by Tony Stevens, fl. 1994, in Flowers and the Wide Sea, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1994), 57 mins
Sojourners traces the first wave of Chinese migrants, who in the 19th century were driven by famine, war or simply poverty to leave their villages and come to Australia as shepherds. In the 1850s thousands more arrived to seek their fortunes in the goldfields. Some stayed to establish trading companies, restaurant...
directed by Tony Stevens, fl. 1994, in Flowers and the Wide Sea, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1994), 57 mins
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Overdosed Nightmares
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Buccino de Ocampo, fl. 2007-2007, Bon Reyes, fl. 2006-2013 and Marvin Agustin, fl. 1995-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
Overdosed Nightmare is Kidlat Tahimik's Perfumed Nightmare without the perfume, a pure nightmare set in wounded Manila, a close-up view of all that gangrene and pus. A gang of rat-munching, homophobic bums kill the night clumsily. Jesus H. Christ gets crucified for the nth time in Dagger Island. A greaseman, the i...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Buccino de Ocampo, fl. 2007-2007, Bon Reyes, fl. 2006-2013 and Marvin Agustin, fl. 1995-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
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Perempuan 'Girli'
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directed by Rosana Yuditia Ripi, fl. 2008; produced by Zakiah, fl. 2008 and Chandra Tanzil, fl. 2010, In-Docs (Jakarta, Jakarta Raya: Yayasan Masyarakat Mandiri Film Indonesia, 2008), 18 mins
Sunarti, the only one with a steady income in a crowded house by the riverside, is perpetually struggling to make ends meet. However, her extended family’s needs and demands have kept her deep in debt.
directed by Rosana Yuditia Ripi, fl. 2008; produced by Zakiah, fl. 2008 and Chandra Tanzil, fl. 2010, In-Docs (Jakarta, Jakarta Raya: Yayasan Masyarakat Mandiri Film Indonesia, 2008), 18 mins
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Standing On The Edge Of Death
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directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL), 29 mins
The economic progress of Korea, has exacerbated the social disparity that exists in Seoul. Impoverished, and thus discriminated against, villagers feel the crushing burden of supporting their families and keeping a roof over their heads. However, developers who clear the villages in Seoul to build apartment buil...
directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL), 29 mins
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Street Ballad: A Jakarta Story
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directed by Daniel Ziv, fl. 2006; produced by Daniel Ziv, fl. 2006, DesaKota Productions (Berlin, Berlin State: Monoduo Films, 2014), 52 mins
JALANAN (‘Streetside’) tells the captivating story of Boni, Ho & Titi, three gifted, charismatic street musicians in Jakarta over a tumultuous 5-year period in their own lives and that of Indonesia. The film follows the young marginalized musicians and their never before seen sub-culture, while also painting a...
directed by Daniel Ziv, fl. 2006; produced by Daniel Ziv, fl. 2006, DesaKota Productions (Berlin, Berlin State: Monoduo Films, 2014), 52 mins
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