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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
An elegant dinner at Guastavino's, overseen by Chef Michael Bao Huynh, was one highlight of the evening. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
For AsiaWeek, A Dynamic Kickoff
Vivienne Tam, BD Wong, and John Liu were just a few of the illustrious attendees at Asia Society New York's spring gala. more
Quiet in the Land founder France Morin explains how she came to choose Luang Prabang as the site of her project. (1 min., 29 sec.)
Partners in Pilgrimage and Process
How a group of global artists joined with the locals to create art and community in Laos. more
Wesley Clark outlines specific policy recommendations for the US's engagement with Burma. (2 min., 31 sec.)
Wesley Clark on Engaging with Burma
Can the US alone impact the course of political developments in Burma? more
Simone Ahuja at Asia Society New York on Jan. 28, 2010.
Learning from the Frugal Mindset
Asia Society Fellow Simone Ahuja gives an in-depth account of 'jugaad' (Indian innovation). more
L to R: John Halpern, Sadanand Dhume, and Justine Hardy at Asia Society New York on Apr. 5, 2010.
Kashmir's Damaged Psyche
Journalist Justine Hardy assesses the possibilities for rehabilitation and renewal in Kashmir. 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
Excerpt: Curator Adriana Proser on the relationship between Buddhist art and sacred site. (1 min, 57 sec.)
Making Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art
Asia Society Museum curator Adriana Proser on the journeys that have inspired Buddhist art. more
Excerpt: Indian politician Jaswant Singh summarizes the traumatic events of 1947 on the Asian subcontinent. (1 min., 57 sec.)
The Partition of India
Jaswant Singh on what he calls "the most traumatic event of the 20th century." more
Excerpt: The Alim Qasimov Ensemble in concert at Asia Society New York on Mar. 12, 2010. (3 min., 57 sec.)
Alim Qasimov, Innovator in Tradition
Azerbaijan's great singer explains the mugham tradition to a Western audience. more