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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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Exploring further with the Afghan American who wrote the famous "September 12th" email.
The versatile actor talks about his latest role, a collaboration with musician Vijay Iyer.
Interview with composer Vijay Iyer and librettist Mike Ladd.
First-time filmmaker Justin Lin offers another perspective on Asian American youth.
<em>Repatriation</em> director says, "I also wanted to show how humane these men are through their stories."
The story behind a South Korean box-office blockbuster.
Religious epic theatre, ta'ziyeh or shabih, continues to be performed in areas of the Middle East with large Shi'a populations.

Paul Bucherer is the Director of the Afghanistan Institute and Museum (Bibliotheca Afghanica) in Switzerland.

Helping to break Japan's long silence about its wartime atrocities in China.
First-time director on the long, arduous process of getting her feature made.
Bun-Ching Lam and Rinde Eckert are the collaborators behind a new contemporary opera based on the true story of poet and musician Cai Wenji.
The dancer and artistic director of Dance, Spirit of Cambodia talks about his work and Cambodia's performing arts.
Collaborators discuss their new opera.
"My comedy isn't necessarily always politically correct," star cautions.
"None of the studios wanted to do a movie like this," explains Vietnamese American auteur.
Report of the Williamsburg Conference held in Hong Kong, May 16-19, 1997.

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