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.
September 24 is officially Islam day in the State of Hawaiʻi and CSEAS is proud to present Baby Arabia as part of the festivities!
Join us as we kick off the Fall semester and celebrate 10 years of screening Southeast Asian film!
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.
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)
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)
Shutter is one of the best films in the recent flowering of Asian horror cinema (on 10/30). Happy Halloween from CSEAS!
Join CSEAS as we screen our first film of the Fall 2013 semester from Thailand on 9/4!
Luk Thung (literally "music from up-country") is one of Thailand's most popular music genres.
The Adventure of Iron Pussy is many things. It's a spoof of James Bond films, a transgendered comedy, & a musical. It's also a homage to Thai films of the 1960s and '70s.