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.
This week CSEAS will screen a brilliant documentary about a child who held on to life in Cambodia’s killing fields.
September 24 is officially Islam day in the State of Hawaiʻi and CSEAS is proud to present Baby Arabia as part of the festivities!
Nasi Lemak 2.0 comments on the state of affairs of any multi-racial, multi-cultural society in the modern age of global competition.
Join us as we kick off the Fall semester and celebrate 10 years of screening Southeast Asian film!
The Spring Semester Film Series had ended. Please join us in the Fall as we celebrate our 10th anniversary of screening films from Southeast Asia!
Writer/director Yasmin Ahmad crafted a shining look at friendship, family, and first love that speaks beyond cultural and geographic boundaries in Talentime. (on 5/14)
In Amigo, John Sayles proves one small piece of American Imperialism is at work in Southeast Asia at the turn of the 20th century. (on 05/07)
A canny piece of entertainment in which Ahlo, a cursed boy, gets a chance to redeem himself, and save his family, at a local rocket festival.
The complex relationship between a devout Muslim and her transgender father is explored in the film Lovely Man. (on 4/23)