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Director Danny Boyle with the cast of Slumdog Millionaire (Pal Pillai/AFP/Getty Images).
Slumdog Millionaire: Loved Everywhere But India?
Why there was a backlash against the Oscars favorite – especially in India. more

Director Q&A: Ruby Yang on 'My Voice, My Life'

Discussion following a screening of the documentary 'My Voice, My Life,' directed by Ruby Yang, attended by the filmmaker and her documentary subjects Sio Fan Lam and Coby (Hei Ching) Wong. more
'My Voice, My Life' (dir. Ruby Yang)

My Voice, My Life - Asian American International Film Festival Opening Gala

Celebrate the opening of the 38th Asian American International Film Festival more
The Google Doodle on March 5, 2015 paid tribute to the late Momofuku Ando. (Google)

Celebrating Momofuku Ando, Godfather of Instant Ramen

Today, Google commemorated the 105th birthday of the late Momofuku Ando, the inventor of ramen instant noodles, with a new Google Doodle. Here's a look back at three ramen-focused Asia Society programs and features. more
Nadia Parvez. (Leslie Van Stelten)

Interview: Pakistani Performer Uncovers Comedy in Taboos, Cultural Crossover

The creator of a riotous one-woman play about Pakistanis navigating through Western society acknowledges her success but adds, "My story is just one — more stories are needed." more

'Iranians Are Extremely Curious About the World'

Author Salar Abdoh talks about the role of books and censorship in Iranian society and explains that the vast Persian classical tradition doesn't furnish a contemporary writer with a "noir" vocabulary. more

'Tehran Noir' and 'Tehran at Twilight' (Complete)

Writers Salar Abdoh and Roya Hakakian look at crime and mystery fiction as a lens onto contemporary Iranian society. more
International Guoshu Association Founder Hing Chao at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on October 30, 2014.

A Deeper Understanding of 'The Grandmaster'

Drawing on Wong Kar-wai's film "The Grandmaster," speaker Hing Chao shared his insights into the local martial arts community. more
Shown here in her Islamabad office, Nigar Nazar is Pakistan's first professional female cartoonist, known to generations of readers as the creator of the iconic character "Gogi." (Gogi Studios)

Interview: Pakistan's First Woman Cartoonist Shapes Young Minds, and Society

"Cartoons can have a huge impact," says Pakistan's first professional woman cartoonist, who was just named one of the "100 Women of 2014" by the BBC. more
Lollywood poster artist Sarfraz Iqbal in his Lahore studio in September 2014. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)

Interview: Lahore's Last 'Lollywood' Poster Artist Looks Back on a 50-Year-Career

Pakistan's national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional. more