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Film, Football, and Jafar Panahi's 'Offside'

Duke University literature professor Negar Mottahedeh unravels the metaphor of Jafar Panahi's 2006 film Offside. more
Hamid Dabashi, Shahram Karimi, and La Frances Hui discuss The White Meadows at Asia Society New York on Feb. 25, 2011. (8 min., 28 sec.)
A Tribute to Two Jailed Iranian Filmmakers
Asia Society salutes the directors Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof at the start of a four-film series. more
Offside (2006), directed by Jafar Panahi, screening at Asia Society New York on Feb. 26, 2011. (Sony Pictures Classics)

Asia Society Salutes Jafar Panahi, Silenced Iranian Auteur

Iran's Jafar Panahi is honored with a retrospective at Asia Society New York. more
US Sec. of State Hillary Clinton remembers Richard Holbrooke during address at Asia Society in New York on Feb. 18, 2011. (3 min., 29 sec.)
Clinton to Taliban: Dump al-Qaida or 'Face Consequences'
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton restates, clarifies US commitment in Afghanistan. more
L to R: Hassan Abbas, Philip Oldenburg, and Kanchan Chandra at Asia Society New York on Feb. 15, 2011.
Democracy in India and Pakistan: A 'Contingency' Story
Experts discuss how neighbors such as Pakistan and India have evolved such different political cultures. more
L to R: Hassan Abbas, Jamie Metzl, and Michael Fenzel at Asia Society New York on Feb. 16, 2011.
Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Where Are We Now?
A US Army Colonel and a Columbia University professor discuss the best ways to build stronger, safer countries. more
Highlights from the Iran panel with (L to R) Suzanne DiMaggio, Alireza Nader, Gary Sick, and Kevan Harris at Asia Society New York on Feb. 10, 2011. (7 min., 15 sec.)
Missed Opportunities Thwart Progress on U.S.-Iran Relations
A panel of prominent experts discuss Iran and U.S.-Iran relations. more
Malaysia's opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim to speak at Asia Society in New York on February 8, 2010 at 6:30 pm ET. Tune in for free live webcast.

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim on Lessons for Asia from Egypt and Tunisia

Malaysia's opposition leader to speak at Asia Society in New York. more
In New York on Jan. 11, director Peter Sellars relates John Adams's Nixon in China to Mozart and musical history. (2 min., 48 sec.)
Peter Sellars: 'Nixon in China' and the Power of Music
The legendary opera director argues, "Music doesn't soften the message, it deepens it." more
Journalist Anand Giridharadas at Asia Society New York on January 10, 2011 (video excerpt below).
Cell Phones, iPads, and the Changing Indian Psyche
Personal stories of change in India, from the new super-rich to villagers breaking out from traditional life. more