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Another World We're Making
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directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL, 2010), 42 mins
Former residents of Haengdang-dong, a village which had been demolished to make way for new apartment buildings, bond together as a community while they live in their temporary houses. Setting up garment co-ops and credit unions, they hope to overcome poverty and social marginalization through their community mov...
directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL, 2010), 42 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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Kamias: Memory of Forgetting
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
'Kamias' weaves images of the artist's family and personal life with a strong, if not sad, narrative thread. Khavn gives us images of the day that transpired: his mother preparing merienda, his sister playing with her infant son, his brother-in-law and himself picking up his sister from school. His reminiscences t...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
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Ontorjatra
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directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Maasranga Productions (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2006), 1 hour 23 mins
"Ontorjatra" is an intimate exploration of the complex issues of dislocation and identity in a diasporic world. A divorced mother and her son return to Bangladesh after 15 years abroad - prompted by the boy’s father’s sudden death and funeral. The story follows the transforming experience of mother and son as...
directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Maasranga Productions (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2006), 1 hour 23 mins
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Biswaprakash
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directed by Sushant Misra; performed by Carman Cordwell, fl. 1999, Anu Choudhury, 1978- and Binyaka, fl. 1999 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 14 mins
Biswaprakash's journey away from home time to time, becomes his endeavour for self realisation about the changing value system because of a new consumer culture. He develops friendship with Anjali, an independent young lady who stays along with her mother on the outskirts of the town in their old mansion near the...
directed by Sushant Misra; performed by Carman Cordwell, fl. 1999, Anu Choudhury, 1978- and Binyaka, fl. 1999 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 14 mins
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A Poet
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directed by Garin Nugroho, 1961-; performed by Ibrahim Kadir, fl. 2000 (Indonesia: Set Film Workshop), 1 hour 14 mins
In 1965 six generals were killed in Indonesia, and the Communist party was blamed for organizing the conspiracy that led to the deaths. The result: under General Suharto hundreds of thousands of people were imprisoned and executed as suspected Communists or Communist sympathizers. Ibrahim Kadir, a traditional poet...
directed by Garin Nugroho, 1961-; performed by Ibrahim Kadir, fl. 2000 (Indonesia: Set Film Workshop), 1 hour 14 mins
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Silence Broken: Korean Comfort Woman
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directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, fl. 1991-2000; produced by Charles Burnett, 1944- and Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, fl. 1991-2000, Center for Asian American Media (Korea (Historical Place): Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 56 mins
A powerful and emotional documentary, written and directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, about Korean women forced into sexual servitude by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, SILENCE BROKEN dramatically combines the testimony of former comfort women who demand justice for the ‘crimes against humanity’ co...
directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, fl. 1991-2000; produced by Charles Burnett, 1944- and Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, fl. 1991-2000, Center for Asian American Media (Korea (Historical Place): Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 56 mins
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بانو
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Sima Tirandaz, fl. 1992-2012, Fathali Oveisi, fl. 1978-2008 and Bita Farahi, 1958- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 48 mins
When Miriam, the wife of a wealthy businessman, discovers her husband has been having an affair and wants to divorce her, she is devastated. However, when she meets a middle-aged couple who have fallen on hard times, she takes them in as guests in her large but lonely house. So begins her 'adoption' of the city's...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Sima Tirandaz, fl. 1992-2012, Fathali Oveisi, fl. 1978-2008 and Bita Farahi, 1958- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 48 mins
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رنگ خدا
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directed by Majid Majidi, 1959-; performed by Salameh Feyzi, fl. 1999, Mohsen Ramezani, fl. 1999 and Hossein Mahjoub, fl. 1984-2010 (Iran: Cinemajidi), 1 hour 30 mins
This film tells the story of Mohammad, who after a year in Tehran learning to read Braille, returns to his village with his widowed father. His father fears that a blind son will prevent him from marrying again, so he puts Mohammad into an apprenticeship program as a carpenter. The Color of Paradise is a painfully...
directed by Majid Majidi, 1959-; performed by Salameh Feyzi, fl. 1999, Mohsen Ramezani, fl. 1999 and Hossein Mahjoub, fl. 1984-2010 (Iran: Cinemajidi), 1 hour 30 mins
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美丽新世界 = A Beautiful New World
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directed by Shi Runjiu, fl. 1999-2001; performed by Chen Ning, fl. 1999-2004, Hong Tao, 1972- and Wu Jiang, fl. 1994-2013 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
Bao-gun, a country hick, encounters the big city of Shanghai with the heart of a child. He first stops to visit a distant relative who invites him to stay with her in exchange for daily rent. Baogun doesn't let her know why he has come to Shanghai, but he is here to claim the grand prize of a new two-bedroom apar...
directed by Shi Runjiu, fl. 1999-2001; performed by Chen Ning, fl. 1999-2004, Hong Tao, 1972- and Wu Jiang, fl. 1994-2013 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
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