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L: Poster for "One Child," filmmaker Mu Zijian's documentary about the after-effects of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. R: Mu Zijian at Asia Society New York on November 4, 2014.

Video: A Young Filmmaker's Journey from Small-Town Sichuan to the Oscars

Despite not advancing to the final list of nominees announced on Jan. 15, filmmaker Mu Zijian has made his mark by being the first Chinese national shortlisted in the Academy Awards' "Best Documentary Short" category. more

Q & A with 'One Child' Director Mu Zijian

Filmmaker Mu Zijian speaks about his documentary "One Child," a wrenching look at the after-effects of the 2009 earthquake in his native Sichuan. more
Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Walking Through the Ruins in Pakistan

Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images) more
Rescuers sit on ruins of a house in Longmen township, close to the epicenter of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that hit the city of Ya'an, southwest China's Sichuan province on April 20, 2013. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

7.0 Quake Hits China's Sichuan Province

More than 150 people have been killed and thousands more injured in a powerful earthquake in rural areas of China's south-western province of Sichuan. more
Al Jazeera's coverage of the Iran earthquake shows a map of the affected area, near the country's border with Pakistan.

The Web Reacts: Earthquake Strikes Iran and Pakistan, Tremors Felt Around Asia

On April 16, 2013, a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck southeastern Iran. Asia Society takes a look at the coverage of the news. more
A rescue boat works near a damaged bridge in Kyauk Myaung township in central Myanmar following a 6.8-magnitude quake on Nov. 11, 2012. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Myanmar Earthquake Claims Several Lives, Takes Down a Bridge and a Buddha

In pictures: the aftermath of this past weekend's earthquake in northern Myanmar, which brought down a bridge, damaged a Buddhist pagoda, and claimed several lives. more
A man squats in the wreckage of his home in Baje-Baj, Iran after twin earthquakes hit the country's northwestern region on August 11, 2012. (Atta Kenare/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: A Moment of Pause in Post-Earthquake Iran

A man squats in the wreckage of his home in Baje-Baj, Iran after twin earthquakes hit the country's northwestern region on August 11, 2012. (Atta Kenare/Getty Images) more
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda in Tokyo on April 17, 2012. (World Travel & Tourism Council/Flickr)

Expert: PM Noda's Tax Hike Gamble Leading to Ill-Timed Political Turmoil in Japan

Associate Fellow Ayako Doi: Prime Minister Noda's push for a sales tax hike threatens to pitch the country into a period of political instability that couldn't come at a worse time. more
A carpenter in Motoyoshi reconstructing a beer garden, from Chapter 3 of 'We Are All Radioactive.'

Interview: Bit by Bit, Filmmaker Shares a Crowd-Funded Story of Japan Rebuilding

One chapter at a time, through the power of crowd-funding, Lisa Katayama tells a story of rebuilding lives, and hope, in the tsunami-stricken town of Motoyoshi, Japan. more
Audience members at a Melbourne forum on the crisis in Japan hosted by Asialink, Asia Society AustralAsia Centre, and the University of Melbourne on April 12, 2011.
Crisis in Japan: Public Responses, Private Responses
Forum explores the contrasting public and private responses to Japan’s recent earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis. more