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Eko Nugroho and Wayang Bocor January 12–14, 2017
Eko Nugroho at Asia Society
New Report: 'Making a Museum in the 21st Century'

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Back-to-back Indonesian artists, Oct. 1 and 6.
Asia Society's Film Curator offers an appreciation of the seemingly nonsensical humor of Hong Kong movie icon Stephen Chow for the Asian American Writers' Workshop.
Stylistically varied yet universally resonant, the inaugural season offers a diversity of genres
Touching glimpse into transgender issues, tradition, and identity.
New York
'Shanghai Calling' director Daniel Hsia discusses his film prior to July 25 screening.
Executive Director Martha Blackwelder discusses fun events for all ages.
Traditional Javanese shadow puppetry comes to New York
Traditional Javanese shadow puppetry comes to New York
Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom reviews the new documentary about Sidney Rittenberg, an American who was also once a full-fledged member of the Chinese Communist Party.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Vasuki Nesaih says a new film about Sri Lanka's suppressed media sheds light on a troubled, but continually creative press corps.
Curated by REDCAT and Northwest Film Forum, this award-winning festival makes its Houston debut.
New doc captures creative community's forced relocation.
Dr. Shan Jixiang outlines sweeping vision for 21st century.
The 1931 novel has its faults, but it deserves a spot on the bookshelf of anyone heading to the Chinese countryside for the first time who wants to know a bit about the history of Chinese peasant life, writes Maura Cunningham.
Two Kandahar-based researchers have complied an anthology of poems by the Afghan Taliban exploring a wide range of themes from "unrequited love and bloody vengeance" to "religion and nationalism, even a desire for non-violence."
New York
Presented by Asia Society New York and Mar Creation on June 8, 2012, the New York Japan CineFest will feature seven award-winning live action and animated shorts with the filmmakers in attendance.
Filmmaker focuses on ordinary lives and the 2008 Olympics.
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's thoughts on the new movie.

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