CSEAS is proud to announce the tenure and promotion of four Southeast Asia faculty specialists.
Kanajana Thepboriruk (PhD, 2015, UH-Mānoa) will begin a tenure-track position in Thai Language at Northern Illinois University this Fall.
This week we screen the reinvention of a classic Thai ghost story translated into a goofball comedy romance. (on 5/6)
Naturalistic performances allow director Midi Z to construct an engaging portrait of the socioeconomic difficulties of his homeland (on 4/29).
“The Raid 2: Berandal,” at nearly two-and-a-half hours, is a sensationally violent film conceived as a slow-burn gangster epic.
Tang Wong involves four schoolboys of varying backgrounds who all make a vow at the spirit-house shrine in their building's courtyard.
This week we screen Laos’ first ever crime-thriller, a well-written account of a mechanic who violently crosses paths with a rich college kid.
On the Job tells the stories of several players in an elaborate scheme that explores a government that seems to thrive in crime and intrigue.
This week we screen Viet Nam's official section for the 2007 Academy Awards.
Join us for our first film of 2015, Fan Ba Karaoke (AKA Fun Bar Karaoke), a show-reel for Pen-ek's roots as a director of TV commercials and music videos.