“Mother Longs to Go On the Hajj” focuses on a widow who leads a simple life and her son, who despite his poverty, tries to raise funds for his mother to join the hajj
Inay speaks for many when she says, ”Life is a never-ending misery.” CSEAS presents a newly subtitled film from the Philippines on 9/1.
This effort marks the first subtitled versions of Republik Mimpi to be made available to English-language researchers.
Our final film of the spring semester will be a Director’s Choice. (on 5/12)
Pisay follows the lives of eight teenagers as they go through the joys and pains of adolescence while living through the People Power days of revolt against Ferdinand Marcos. (on 5/5)
Nguyen, a westernized nobleman and landowner, befriends Tam, a “dan day” (three-stringed instrument) player after the latter is accused of murder.
Melba is an aging prostitute who is hired by a group of friends for Nyoy, the group’s birthday boy and only virgin. (on 4/21)
A poor village boy, aided by his trusty sidekick, tries to fulfill his father’s rigorous physical training program for him to become a badminton champ. (screening on 4/14)
This romantic drama is set in Takua Pa, ground zero for the cataclysmic tsunami of 2004 that claimed thousands of lives in the beach front resort. (on 4/07/10)
One Evening After the War is a love story that offers rare insights into Cambodian culture. (screening on 3/31)