This heroic tale transforms into an examination of the Aetas’ ethnic group’s psyche and their sad but accepted place in national politics. (on 11/18)
Naturalistic performances allow director Midi Z to construct an engaging portrait of the socioeconomic difficulties of his homeland (on 4/29).
A comedy-drama that follows the stories of two lonely teachers, a woman and a man, who are posted to the same rural school a year apart.
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.
The complex relationship between a devout Muslim and her transgender father is explored in the film Lovely Man. (on 4/23)
This film is based upon the life story of Ngo Duc Nhat who cleared more than 2,000 landmines in a field where even seasoned mine removing crews suffered.
Francis is a man at the end of his tether. The former magician often takes solace in the bottle and barely ekes a living as a cleaner in a nightclub until a return to magic is inescapable.
Inay speaks for many when she says, ”Life is a never-ending misery.” CSEAS presents a newly subtitled film from the Philippines on 9/1.
The film examines the dark side of life in Singapore’s public housing -the old and the poor living in the crevices of a modern and increasingly materialistic society.
This is a study of images of Thai women presented in a Thai TV drama series shown in 2004 entitled â€œSaloeybaabâ€. Broadly, the study explores how the drama presents its female antagonist as well as the protagonist.