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Highlights of Pema Tseden's talk at the Asia Society in New York on Apr. 10, 2010. (10 min., 46 sec.)
Pema Tseden: Tibetan Films for Tibetan People
A director finds inspiration in traditional Tibetan aesthetics. more
Pema Tseden.
Film Series: Soul-Searching in Tibet
The Tibet in Pema Tseden's films isn't the one that has been exoticized in Western cinema. more
Google's fans light the candles on the Google logo at its China headquarters building on March 23, 2010 in Beijing. (Feng Li/Getty Images)
Leaping the Great Firewall of China
How Twitter and other technologies stay one step ahead of the censors. more
Maya Lin in Hong Kong on Mar. 11, 2010. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)
Intertwining Art and the Environment
Artist and architect Maya Lin talks about her passion for history and the environment, and how they've influenced her creative journey. more
US President Richard Nixon (L) toasts with Chinese Prime Minister Chou En Lai (R) in Feb. 1972 in Beijing during his official visit in China. (AFP/Getty Images)
A 'China Boy' Looks Back
Up-close and personal with President Nixon right after his groundbreaking visit to China. more
Director Jia Zhangke discusses the aesthetic underlying his films at Asia Society New York on Mar. 6, 2010 (10 min., 16 sec.).(Photo: Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)
Filmmaker Jia Zhangke on The Realist Imperative
Portraying reality is the most urgent priority for new Chinese filmmakers, says director. more
China scholar Minxin Pei is flanked by ASTC Executive Director Martha Blackwelder and Board Chairman Charles Foster at a reception prior to his talk in Houston on Feb. 11, 2010. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
China’s Rocky Road to Democracy
Political scientist argues that, for now, China is "a country incapable of a social or political revolution." more
People use a laptop computer at a wireless cafe in Beijing on July 1, 2009, just after China delayed a plan requiring all new computers to come with a Chinese-made Internet filtering software program. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
Tweets of Freedom
Fellow Emily Parker on Twitter's almost religious following among tech-savvy Chinese. more
Orville Schell on how a "dysfunctional" US government is impeding collaboration with China on key issues. (3 min.)
'Climate Change Doesn't Negotiate'
Orville Schell stresses the need for China and the US to set aside their differences in order to collaborate on the issue that matters most. more
Peter Hessler describes what he sees as the most common misperception Americans have about everyday life in today's China. (1 min., 35 sec.)
Author Peter Hessler on the Open Road in China
The writer talks about driving along the Great Wall and his other adventures. more