Exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens
A new documentary profiles the hijra - a unique transgender community in India with several thousand years of history.
This documentary about a small Texas town helps us remember that, wherever we are, we're all part of the same human struggle.
Russian filmmaker Vitaly Manskiy's Under the Sun is perhaps the most philosophical and artistic documentary I've seen about North Korea.
An empathetic, intimate documentary that chronicles students taking the Suneung, South Korea's all-important college entrance exam.
This documentary about Deng Xiaoping, father of China's "reform and opening", reveals as much about his country's present as its past.
Erik Shirai’s The Birth of Sake is a warm love letter to the national liquor of Japan and the people who make it happen. Shirai...
Robert H. Lieberman’s They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain is an exceptional layperson’s introduction to modern Burma and its tribulations. However, those who desire...
Thanks to 2013’s Captain Phillips, public perception of Somali pirates is now tilted towards a military dimension of Navy SEALs coming and saving the day...
More than a decade on, Control Room (trailer here) is perhaps more relevant and entertaining than it was upon its release in 2004. Set during...
We review Under the Dome, a seminal documentary on modern China's environmental crisis that some say is the country's An Inconvenient Truth or Silent Spring.
Meet Joshua Wong: the 20 year-old poster boy of Hong Kong’s democracy movement
“One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2” set for August 18 release
Explore Asian Pacific American social issues with these three short films on HBO
“In the Crosswind” illuminates a little known Baltic tragedy of WWII
“Beautiful Accident” starring Gwei Lun-mei to premiere May 27, 2017
“Land of Oblivion” is a refreshingly authentic movie about the Chernobyl disaster
Meet this 21-year-old Syrian who shot an Oscar-winning film
Top five WWII movies from the German perspective