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)
A film that touches on issues such as cultural differences, compromise, mutual acceptance, language barrier, old friendship and of course, family.
Suckseed is an awesome coming of age tale of a group of students trying to make it to the finals of their high school rock band contest. (on 4/9)
"The Act of Killing” blends the horrific & the absurd in a disturbing cocktail addressing the political turmoil in Indonesia in 1965. (on 3/26)
Join us for a classic film set when the Sukarno regime was shaky and the war in Viet Nam was just heating up. (Film screens on 3/19)
Join in the action-packed kung fu action involving Cantonese gangsters, casino bosses, brothel mamasans, Japanese ninjas, and a corrupt English policemen! (on 2/26)
Ratanaruang, a star of the Thai new wave, drenches his film in classic noir style, filling it full of shadows and rain. (on 02/05)
CSEAS celebrates Chinese New Year and Tết by featuring a romantic comedy about disco in Singapore. (on 01/29)