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<i>Outlawed in Pakistan</i> Shows Rape Victims' Quest for Justice
October 26, 2014
Outlawed in Pakistan Shows Rape Victims' Quest for Justice
Habiba Nosheen has won an Emmy for her work on a particularly uncomfortable subject for Pakistan.
Outlawed in Pakistan Shows Rape Victims' Quest for Justice
Pakistani Director Tackles Child Abuse in Pakistan
September 12, 2014
Pakistani Director Tackles Child Abuse in Pakistan
A new documentary explores a particularly tragic topic.
Pakistani Director Tackles Child Abuse in Pakistan
Asia-Pacific Still in Oscar Running
January 26, 2011
Asia-Pacific Still in Oscar Running
Two remaining contenders for the 2011 Academy Awards highlight crucial issues facing the region and its people.
Asia-Pacific Still in Oscar Running
Laos on Camera, Camera
September 28, 2010
Laos on Camera, Camera
As tourism surges in Laos, a new documentary explores the phenomenon and its impact.
Laos on Camera, Camera
The Sun Behind the Clouds
July 12, 2010
The Sun Behind the Clouds
The Dalai Lama’s birthday brought the Tibet issue to light again. A new film also does the same.
The Sun Behind the Clouds
The Cove Uncensored
July 07, 2010
The Cove Uncensored
The touchy film’s finally playing in Japan. But does the media actually have an opinion on it?
The Cove Uncensored
June 23, 2010
Bhutto Back—in Theatres
Benazir Bhutto is back in Pakistan with a new film that’s receiving a lot of attention.
Bhutto Back—in Theatres
Out of the Ashes
June 10, 2010
Out of the Ashes
Are Afghanistan’s cricket dreams dashed with the Asia Cup? Or just ‘rising out of the ashes?’
Out of the Ashes
BAS! Beyond the Red Light
May 17, 2010
BAS! Beyond the Red Light
A new documentary about young girls in Mumbai’s red light district is worth seeing.
BAS! Beyond the Red Light
From Ruins to Ballet
April 12, 2010
From Ruins to Ballet
A young dancing Cambodian goes from ancient ruins to…world-class stage.
From Ruins to Ballet
March 10, 2010
Gold Statue Power
New high-profile award for film may bring a media tidal wave to Japan.
Gold Statue Power
December 18, 2009
Dear Santa : Wishlist Item Two
I spoke about this film a few months ago, and have finally had the opportunity to see it. The Cove, a documentary that reveals the truth behind the highly-guarded dolphin hunting industry in Japan, was even better than I imagined, despite the countle
Dear Santa : Wishlist Item Two
November 27, 2009
The Burning Season - Worth It
Talk this week that the Copenhagen climate meetings next month might not be as hopeless as they seemed reminded me of a documentary I came across recently about rainforest clearing in Indonesia.  The movie has gotten some international acclaim;
The Burning Season - Worth It
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