Gary Locke, the son of Chinese immigrants who became governor of Washington State, is living the American Dream. Martin Bautista and Jeffrey Lim, two Filipino immigrant doctors living in the American heartland, find that being Asian American in a rural town is more challenging &NFi;and&NFi_; rewarding than either could have expected. These are just two profiles that address what it's like to be Asian American in today's ever-changing United States.
Herbalist Letha Hadady shares the secrets of her trade in this fascinating lesson in nontraditional medicine, revealing which Chinese herbs help mitigate conventional Western diseases such as high blood pressure, depression and diabetes. You'll also discover certain food products that contribute to overall health. Follow Letha to her kitchen, where she concocts her potent potions, and find out how you can replicate her approach in your home.
My Asian Heart follows award winning photojournalist Philip Blenkinsop on assignment to China, setting up his next exhibition. Capturing Nepal during the pro democracy uprisings. And reflecting on the plight of the Hmong “survivors” who continue to haunt him. In Philip’s world there’s constant tension between his artistic commitments and the drive to report on world conflicts. From the director of the Academy award nominated film Frontline about the legendary Vietnam war news cameraman Neil Davis, David Bradbury’s film, My Asian Heart.
A comprehensive look at the art of combat, ASIAN MARTIAL ARTS MASTERS investigates a variety of fighting systems throughout the World.
An action/comedy about two offbeat filmmakers reuniting the Asian bad guys from action films from the 80s and 90s, to carry off one impossible mission.
The spirit of a dead Chinese railway worker seeking revenge possesses the body of a lethal assassin!
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Filmmaker Grace Lee visits kitchens, factories, temples, and farms of Asian Pacific America to explore people's connection to food and community.
Re-examines the dramatic events of Boxing Day 2004, and investigates the new science of Tsunami forecasting.
A documentary that explores the increasing visibility of Asian Americans in pop culture since the advent of new media forms such as YouTube.
The 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony, organized by CJ E&M through its music channel Mnet, will take place from November 25 through December 1, 2017 in Vietnam, Japan and Hong Kong with the theme, "Coexistence" . The ceremony will be the eighth consecutive Mnet Asian Music Awards to be hosted outside of South Korea, the 19th ceremony in the show's history, and the first ceremony to take place in three locations. Nominees were announced on October 19, 2017 through the 2017 MAMA Nomination Special Live Broadcast aired on Mnet streamed nationally and globally.
Documentary detailing Jacqueline Kennedy diplomatic efforts and visits to India and Pakistan in 1962
This documentary about the 70s porn legend attempts to verify his existence as there are practically no Asian male porn stars in the history of American adult cinema. A controversial mystery akin to Bigfoot and alien abduction, Dick Ho was so well endowed that rumors arose of a conspiracy within the porn industry to eliminate any knowledge of his existence. Includes alleged film footage and testimonials from porn veterans.
This omnibus film brings together three globally acclaimed directors from Asia with a common theme 'Living Together in Asia' to depict the lives of characters who journey between Japan, Cambodia, the Philippines and Malaysia. Brillante Mendoza grapples with the issue of loss of national identity and home, with a story set in the Obihiro area of Hokkaido and Manila in the Philippines. Isao Yukisada directs a story in Malaysia where the Japanese army was once stationed but is now home to many Japanese retirees living out their remaining years. An elderly man has parted from his family in Japan to live alone in Penang, but when a new helper comes to the house, he slowly opens his mind and an unexpected bond forms between the two. Finally director Sotho Kulikar conveys a beautiful but heart-rending love story between a Japanese man and Cambodian woman that unfolds across past and present against the backdrop of Cambodia's civil war.
Southeast Asia Cinema - When the rooster crows is a voice of diversity reaching for change. Brillante Mendoza, Eric Khoo, Garin Nugroho, Pen Ek Ratanaruang give voice to a region rich with traditions, ethnic groups, languages, politics, and religions. It is cinema, at its purest form, fighting for freedom of expression, documenting real lives of ordinary people, giving voice to the underdogs and the outcasts. The amalgamation of these aspects gives birth to an ultra-neo-realistic cinema language currently unique to films from this region.
In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, HBO presents a collection of perspectives from a diverse group of Asian Americans.
Director James Benning turned his attention to phenomena of the digital world such as Web 2.0 in YouTube Trilogy, organising found material around three thematic clusters which apparently have little in common.