Spanning the turbulent period from 1954 to 1966, the controversial Áo Lụa Hà Đông begins in the picturesque town of Hà Đông just prior to the collapse of French colonial rule.
This dramatization of the life of Macario Sakay builds the case for a nationalist who envisioned a free and independent Philippines at a time when most leaders had opted to collaborate with the USA.
Through the interconnected lives of two boys who are on the verge of self-awareness amidst their own individual conflicts, Director Sakveerakul notes that love survives notwithstanding the dilemmas that pervade the world.
Laskar Pelangi, is a film adaptation of Andrea Hirata’s best-selling literary work based on his childhood memories that first appeared on shelves in 2004.
A smart, shocking and funny satire of media culture and human greed, 13 GAME OF DEATH is a stomach-churningly intense thriller …
Following the runaway success of the Islamic themed film Ayat Ayat Cinta comes Perempuan Berkalung Sorban, based on the novel by Abidah el Khalieqy (2001).
Thank you for supporting the CSEAS Film Series in 2009! Our movie this week will be a surprise screening of a melodrama from Thailand that promises to captivate!
Brutus follows the journey of two Mangyan children to the lowlands to deliver a load of illegal lumber and tackles several pertinent subjects such as the degradation of the forests by the proliferation of illegal loggers.
A thoughtful portrayal of the relationship between a father and a son, Jermal explores themes of social and physical exclusion and the pain of growing up.
Dong Loc Crossroad is a true-life story of eleven members of an all-female unit of north Vietnamese volunteers charged with the task of detonating unexploded ordnance during the Viet Nam War.