FILTER CONTENTS


Topics
Topics

Video Gallery

Current Affairs

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s 'A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness' (Complete)

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2016 — Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, in conversation with journalist Kati Marton, discusses her documentary A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which won the 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). The film follows a Pakistani teenager who survived an “honor killing” at the hands of her father and uncle after she ran away and got married against her family's wishes. (32 min., 7 sec.)

Asia Blog: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: My Films Aim to "Spark Difficult Conversations"
Asia Blog: Oscar Winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on Stopping 'Honor Killings'


Arts
NEW YORK, April 6, 2009 - Business Writers Series with Pallavi Aiyar, author of Smoke and Mirrors: An Experience of China. (1 hr., 19 sec.)
Arts
Video Excerpt: Author Pallavi Aiyar discusses Indians' growing awareness of China, and the growing Indian community in Beijing, at the Asia Society, April 6, 2009. (2 min., 22 sec.)
Policy
NEW YORK, April 2, 2009 - Panel discusses Asia Society's new Task Force report, which recommends a new strategy in the US administration's efforts in stabilizing Afghanistan-Pakistan.
Policy
Video Excerpt: Lord Paddy Ashdown stresses the "grave consequences of failure in Afghanistan" during a discussion at the Asia Society, April 2, 2009. (3 min., 9 sec.)
Business
NEW YORK, April 1, 2009 - Donald Emmerson, Ellen Frost, John Ciorciari, and Donald Weatherbee debate the potential impact of the economic crisis on Southeast Asi
Business
Video Excerpt: Raising the legacy of colonialism, Ellen Frost notes the ASEAN countries' desire to protect themselves from outside intervention and globalization (2 min., 13 sec.).
Policy
Video Excerpt: Maya Soetoro-Ng, Steven Chu and Konrad Ng speak at the Asia Society Presidential Inaugural Reception in Washington. (3 min., 18 sec.)
Lifestyle
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2008 - Cynthia Sin-yi Cheng, Chris Johnson, Litty Mathew, and Nobu Otsu dish about alcoholic beverages with various Asian cuisines.
Lifestyle
Video Excerpt: Sake master Chris Johnson discusses the different types of sake, and how to choose the right one for a meal, with Saveur Editor-in-Chief James Oseland at the Asia Society,
Business
NEW YORK, March 31, 2009 - Business consultant and writer Kaihan Krippendorff explains the relevance of traditional Asian approaches to innovation in today's corporate world. (1 hr., 18 min.)
Business
Video Excerpt: Linear vs. cyclical—business consultant Kaihan Kripendorff argues that Asians and Westerners perceive the world differently (3 min.).
Policy
Journalist Hamid Mir, editor of Geo TV, talks with Mary Anne Weaver, author of Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan, about the US's strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. (57 min.)