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.
This is a rare opportunity to see Yasmin Ahmad's first film, with a new subtitle track, that has only been screened once in the US.
On 12/03 we will screen a Thai film about a transgender boxer.
Join us for a cautionary tale of the ravages of deforestation in Viet Nam that tells the story of a family of woodcutters involved in illegal logging operations. (on 11/19)
The upcoming 2014 HIFF will feature 13 films from Southeast Asia, including the first commercial film to come out of Brunei in over 50 years.
Enjoy our Halloween-inspired thriller flick about conjoined twins from Thailand! (on 10/29)
Di Timur Matahari (East of the Sun) follows young Papuan children as they struggle to get an education despite an ongoing tribal war in their midst.
Three estranged brothers find themselves reuniting after a scurry of events where their past reveals a deep connection to the land.
Ilo Ilo explores the predicament of so many Asian children who are placed in the care of foreign nannies while their parents work hard to survive.