A thoughtful portrayal of the relationship between a father and a son, Jermal explores themes of social and physical exclusion and the pain of growing up.
Joni has never had a girlfriend but he doesn’t mind. He’s happy with his life and takes pride in his work, particularly with the fact that he has never been late on a delivery. But that all changes when he spots a beautiful young woman in the theater lobby one day and screws up the nerve to approach her.
This presentation by Dr. Barbara Watson Andaya will offer some historical explanations for the special status of Mary in Larantuka, Indonesia, and for the veneration accorded her during the Easter celebrations.
Dibyo is unemployed actor obsessed with becoming famous, but is still waiting for his big break. Then he meets Mira…
A remarkable omnibus film produced by the Japan Foundation, Southern Winds features four films from four different countries.
In this presentation, Ann Kumar provides evidence of Southeast Asian influence during the Yayoi period in Japan.
Updating an ancient Sanskrit love triangle among spoiled royals, this all-singing, all-dancing morality play pits cultural tradition and marital fidelity against radical uprising and erotic freedom.
As part of the Hawaii International Film Festival, the Center is bringing seven new Southeast Asian films to campus and is bringing to Hawaii seven filmmakers for a special discussion of politics and movies in the region.
JoJo has his life turned upside down when he joins an underground gigolo society. While there, he undergoes rigorous and hilarious training alongside two eventual buddies, including a bizarre Bob Marley wannabe.
This is that rarest of genre movies, a ghost story with a political subtext–complete with police brutality, vigilante mobs, bureaucratic stonewalling, governmental corruption and an increasingly cowed and repressed general public