CSEAS continues our faculty spotlight by featuring the research, teaching, and projects of Dr. Miriam Stark in the Dept. of Anthropology.
Enjoy a beautiful travelogue of images from Southeast Asia by videographer Janis Brod.
Kitarajanipon is one of the Thai films that will be screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival 2015 (HIFF). Join two of the directors for a brief chat with refreshments during this event.
Three Marks of Existence willfully dwells on the topic of impermanence, suffering, and the non-self. M doesn’t understand it yet, but his search for that previously undiscovered inner self will be a like a wild rollercoaster ride that merges both an Anderson-esque style of indie comedy and a deeper, more figurative meaning to its comfortable lightheartedness on the path to enlightenment, so to say.
A talk and film screening led by discussant Professor Pawit Mahasarinand at Shangri La.
The Rainbow Film Festival is thrilled to present a Special Sneak Preview of a new LGBT feature film. HRFF25 alum writer-director Josh Kim (Draft Day) makes his feature film debut with a film that The Hollywood Reporter says, “signals the arrival of a talented and observant artist making killer moves in coaxing the best out of his material and actors.”
Tang Wong involves four schoolboys of varying backgrounds who all make a vow at the spirit-house shrine in their building’s courtyard.
The UHM Thai Studies Club invites you to a free screening of the classic film “The Overture.”
Fun Bar Karaoke is a show-reel for Pen-ek’s roots as a director of TV commercials and music videos. It’s a mish-mosh of styles and influences: the masculine flash of Scorsese, the sensuality of Wong Kar-wai, the deadpan wit of Jarmusch, the madcap folksy whimsy of the Coen Brothers, and even the the rock ‘n’ roll sensibilities of Tarantino are all apparent.
The Muay Thai scene in Thailand was set abuzz in the 90s when transvestite warrior Nong Toom (Asanee Suwan) took to the stage and battled it out with other gladiators, while at the same time battled the prejudice he faced because he was different