This week our Film Series returns with a candy-colored, fast-paced tale of a pre-op transsexual superhero from Indonesia who fights intolerance.
Welcome to the UHM Center for Southeast Asian Studies Film Archive!
The story, comprised of fieldwork interviews, begins at a time when the Ammatoa people are feeling deeply disturbed about ongoing changes in their community.
One crucial feature of the Indonesian cinema revival after the downfall of the New Order authoritarian regime in 1998 is the entrance of more women into the film scene.
This week we present "Kucing Garong" by Denada
An interactive website that allows visitors to explore temples in Bali.
The director of Opera Jawa presents a three-part narrative film about women undergoing life-changing experiences in Bali.
Our second song of the week for 2011 is "Yogyakarta" from KLa Project!
See the best new releases and award winners from six distinctly different countries and cultures in Southeast Asia.
East West Center presents I Made Sidia (Bali) and Pak Baghawan Ciptoning (Java) for two gamelan performances at UHM.