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Young and Restless in China - Young Professionals Striving for Success in China
A riveting and poignant journey, YOUNG & RESTLESS IN CHINA tracks the lives of nine ambitious young Chinese professionals who are struggling to make it in this very tumultuous and rapidly changing society. Whether defying Eastern cultural traditions in pursuit…
Travelers and Magicians
One of Himalayan Buddhism's most revered lamas, Khyentse weaves parallel fable-like tales about two men who seek to escape their mundane lives in TRAVELERS & MAGICIANS. Young government official Dondup dreams of escaping to America while stuck in a ravishingly…
Siddharth
A spellbinding and gorgeously wrought tale of one father's journey across India in search of his son. Mehendra is a chain-wallah, eking out a living fixing zippers on the bustling streets of New Delhi. To ease his financial woes, he…
Railway Sleepers - Travelling by Train Through Thailand
The first railway line in Thailand was inaugurated in 1893 - a sign of progress and prosperity. Shot over eight years on every active line of the country's railway system, this extraordinary documentary offers an unprecedented immersion into the country's…
After The Storm - Umi yori mo mada fukaku
A struggling novelist, now working as a private detective under the pretense of doing research, attempts to reconcile with his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. As a typhoon passes, they end up spending the night together in his mother's…
The Grace Lee Project - Deconstructing an Asian-American Stereotype
When award-winning Korean-American filmmaker Grace Lee was growing up in Missouri, she was the only Grace Lee she knew. As an adult, however, she moved to New York and then California, where everyone she met seemed to know "another Grace…
Shinobi No Mono
Ishikawa Goemon, a talented young ninja becomes embedded in a twisted scheme to assassinate ODA Nobunaga, an evil warlord bent on ruling feudal Japan with an iron fist. Deceit, treachery and loads of ninjas lurk around every corner as Goemon…
Sleepy Eyes Of Death - The Chinese Jade
After Kyoshiro disposes of a half-dozen ambushers, their master, Lord Maeda, sends his ward Chisa to seduce him and set him against his enemy, Chen Sun. Chen is trying to protect a document that will cause the downfall of Maeda's…
Becoming Who I Was - An Epic Journey Across India
After a boy is discovered to be the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on an epic journey through treacherous and magnificent natural landscapes to discover his past in a story of profound faith and unconditional…
Scent Of Green Papaya
An Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film and winner of the Camera D'Or at the Cannes Films Festival , THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA is set in 1951 Saigon, where 10 year old Mui (Lu Man San) enters…
Hotel Salvation
Faced with his father's untimely and bizarre demand to die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain Salvation, a son is left with no choice but to embark on this journey. Winner of the Best Film Award at the…
Ikiru
Considered by some to be Akira Kurosawa's greatest achievement, IKIRU presents the director at his most compassionate--affirming life through an exploration of a man's death. Takashi Shimura portrays Kanji Watanabe, an aging bureaucrat with stomach cancer forced to strip the…
Pather Panchali
With the release in 1955 of Satyajit Ray's debut film, an eloquent and important new cinematic voice made itself heard all over the world. A depiction of rural Bengali life in a style inspired by Italian neorealism, PANTHER PANCHALI's naturalistic…
China Heavyweight - The Trials and Tribulations of A Boxing Coach in China
This documentary follows the charismatic Qi Moxiang, a former boxing star and state coach who recruits young fighting talent from the impoverished farms and villages across Sichuan province. A select few boys (and girls) are sent to national training centers,…
The Sun Behind the Clouds - Tibet's Struggle for Freedom
A provocative and potent look at the Dalai Lama's ceaseless struggle for justice and recognition for the Tibetan people, THE SUN BEHIND THE CLOUDS focuses on the pivotal and particularly tumultuous events of 2008. From the four-month march of exiled…
Up the Yangtze - Cultural and Economic Changes in China
In China, it is simply known as "The River." But the Yangtze--and all of the life that surrounds it--is undergoing a truly astonishing transformation wrought by the largest hydroelectric project in history, the Three Gorges Dam. Canadian documentary filmmaker Yung…
Soul on a String - Pi Sheng Shang De Hun
After discovering a sacred stone in the mouth of a slain deer, Taibei, a young Tibetan cowboy, embarks on a mystical mission to bring it back to a holy mountain. His journey proves difficult, especially since he is on the…
Killa
Coping with the recent death of his father, 11-year-old Chinu moves to a small Konkan town from a big city because of his mother's job transfer. The introverted Chinu finds it difficult to adjust to his new home and finds…
Harud
Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss of his older brother Tauqir, who is one of the thousands of young men who have disappeared since the onset of the military insurgency in Kashmir. After…
Dukhtar
In the mountains of Pakistan, a young mother's life takes an unexpected turn. Allah Rakhi kidnaps her ten-year-old daughter Zainab to save her from a child marriage to a tribal leader. Their escape is a damning loss of honor for…