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Review: Ai Weiewi’s “The Rest” Offers a Scathing Critique of Europe for Denying Human Dignity to Refugees

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Ai Weiwei asks Europe: You accepted me as a refugee, but what about the rest of us?

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Explore Asian Pacific American Social Issues With These Three Short Films on HBO

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As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month winds down, don't forget to check out these three insightful Asian Pacific American short films.

Review: Berlinized (Germany, 2012)

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"Berlinized" is a peek into the bizarre art culture that grew out of the fallen Berlin Wall.

Interview: Director Zero Chou on Making LGBT Films in the Greater China Region

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The Teddy Award-winning Taiwanese director discusses her latest "Six Asian Cities Rainbow Project" and past works.

An Interview With Paul Fischer, Author of “A Kim Jong-il Production”

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In a special in-depth interview, author and filmmaker Paul Fischer discusses his book about North Korean cinema and comments on how perception and propaganda define...


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