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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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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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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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애= L'Amour
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directed by Lee Doo-yong, 1942- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
L'Amour is the story of an elderly couple who have lived through pain and agony. Of their three sons, one committed suicide, one immigrated, and one ran away from home. The husband was once a two-star general with a promising future, but his decision not to join a coup d' tat would eventually lead to his dishonora...
directed by Lee Doo-yong, 1942- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
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Children of Shatila = طفال شاتيلا
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directed by Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 and Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 47 mins
Farah and Issa are two Palestinian children who live in the refugee camp of Shatila, home to displaced Palestinians and Lebanese alike. Following the Shatila massacre of 1982, Farah and Issa struggle to lead a normal life, as they deal with the realities of living in a refugee camp. When they are each given a vi...
directed by Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 and Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 47 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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Lahoot = لاهوت
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directed by Shahin Parhami, fl. 2007-2015 (Iran: Privately Published), 17 mins
A cinematic poem about one woman's journey through life.
directed by Shahin Parhami, fl. 2007-2015 (Iran: Privately Published), 17 mins
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Quiet Flows The River Chitra
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Sumita Devi, 1936-2004, Towkier Ahmed, fl. 1994-1999 and Momtajuddin Ahmed, fl. 1999 (Bangladesh: Privately Published), 1 hour 46 mins
In 1947, following the partition of India, Pakistan was formed. In East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), millions of Hindu families were forced to choose between living under Islamic rule, or abandoning the land, which their ancestors had been living in for centuries. Shashikanta Sengupta, a lawyer, refuses to migrate...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Sumita Devi, 1936-2004, Towkier Ahmed, fl. 1994-1999 and Momtajuddin Ahmed, fl. 1999 (Bangladesh: Privately Published), 1 hour 46 mins
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Whispers of Vermeer
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directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994; performed by Ryunosuke Kaneda, 1928-2009, Tomoko Mariya, 1960- and Sayuri Kokusho, 1966- (Japan: Privately Published), 50 mins
The paintings of Dutch artist Jan Vermeer come to life in the imagination of a beleagured old man.
directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994; performed by Ryunosuke Kaneda, 1928-2009, Tomoko Mariya, 1960- and Sayuri Kokusho, 1966- (Japan: Privately Published), 50 mins
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دختر دایی گمشده
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- (Iran: Privately Published), 38 mins
Dear Cousin is Lost was first screened at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival as the first part of a two film feature titled, Tales of Kish (the second part being Testing Democracy). Set on Kish, a duty-free island in Iran, Dear Cousin Is Lost constitutes a highly eccentric narrative about lost love and longing. The fi...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- (Iran: Privately Published), 38 mins
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