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Discussion / Hong Kong
China is an emerging superpower set to take on a growing leadership role on the world stage.
Performance / Texas
Join ASTC, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, and Rice University for an exhilarating sensory experience of color, movement, and sound when we present the first-ever Javanese shadow puppet performance in Houston.
Director: Jeffrey Jeturian; 2006; Philippines; 101 min Amy is an aging but dilligent kubrador (bet collector).
Director: Li Shaohong; 2005; China; 90 min Reclusive Yan-ni's life seems to change for the better when she is accepted to college.
Asia Society India Centre is a partner of the 2nd India Art Summit, August 19-22, 2009.
The selection, shown on Aug 19, comprises films from the last two festivals ' a broad mix of fictional, documentary, animated, and experimental films from 11 different countries.
Meet the Author
The Calligrapher's Daughter is a story of early 20th Century Korea torn between ancient customs and modern possibilities, a family ultimately united by love, and a woman who never gives up her search for freedom.
Director: Nguyen-Vo Nghiem-Minh; 2004; Vietnam; 102 min.
Discussion / Hong Kong
A Luncheon Presentation by David Wyss, Global Chief Economist, Standard and Poor's As economic data has revealed a growing divergence between Western economies and those in much of Asia, notably China and India.
Cities and cinema are the twins of the 20th century.
Discussion / Philippines
Fredrik Haren, founder of The Interesting Organization ( and author of international bestseller The Idea Book, gives a sneak peek into his forthcoming study on business, creativity, and innovation in Asia.
Director: Garin Nagruho; 2006; Indonesia; 120 min