Our final film of the semester is a Programmer’s Pick. What is it, you say? We can only tell you that it’s from Thailand. Trust us, you’ll love it!
A Vietnamese Double Feature – Passerine Bird and Traveling Circus!
Joni has never had a girlfriend but he doesn’t mind. He’s happy with his life and takes pride in his work, particularly with the fact that he has never been late on a delivery. But that all changes when he spots a beautiful young woman in the theater lobby one day and screws up the nerve to approach her.
This environmentally themed movie is about an activist forestry chief named Kamroom who is waging war against the corrupt local police and an influential local …
These are the crying ladies – three women who decide to accept a part-time job to be the professional mourners for a traditional Chinese funeral for the late George Washington Chua, father of Wilson Chua (Eric Quizon) in this rollicking comedy which garnered six awards at the 2003 Manila Metro Film Festival.
A haunting portrait of one woman’s struggle with loss and personal sacrifice during the war, When the Tenth Month Comes is considered by many critics …
Clara, a forty year old ‘tai tai’ (wealthy lady of leisure) faces a mid-life crisis and decides to run away to the only place that has ever made any sense to her – the shopping centers.
In this film about the Filipino Muslim experience in the Southern Philippines, Montanoâ€™s performance garnered him a Best Actor nod for a Gawad Urian, the Pinoy equivalent of an Oscar.
A delicate individual drama, which improves itself by the level and subtle relation that reality digital filming makes possible.
This team talk/demonstration focuses on the development (2007) of an Asian studies course designed to teach advanced Southeast Asian language students at the University of Hawaii the skills associated with translating and subtitling film from Southeast Asia.