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Paul Bucherer is the Director of the Afghanistan Institute and Museum (Bibliotheca Afghanica) in Switzerland.

Helping to break Japan's long silence about its wartime atrocities in China.
First-time director on the long, arduous process of getting her feature made.
Bun-Ching Lam and Rinde Eckert are the collaborators behind a new contemporary opera based on the true story of poet and musician Cai Wenji.
The dancer and artistic director of Dance, Spirit of Cambodia talks about his work and Cambodia's performing arts.
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"My comedy isn't necessarily always politically correct," star cautions.
"None of the studios wanted to do a movie like this," explains Vietnamese American auteur.

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Arts
 /  Southern California
The celebrated filmmaker discusses his new film, which probes personal values and relationships in a rapidly changing China through the tale of a local mobster and his girlfriend.
Arts
 /  New York
Theatre artists David Henry Hwang and Bartlett Sher discuss where progress has been made when in comes to Asian representation in American popular media, and where it can still be improved.
Arts
 /  New York
Award-winning theatre artists David Henry Hwang and Bartlett Sher discuss the current state of American musical theatre through the lens of Asian representation on Broadway.
Arts
Asian filmmakers talk about the quest to tell Asian stories, cast Asian actors, the success of "Crazy Rich Asians," and more.
Arts
 /  New York
The author and filmmaker reads an excerpt from her debut novel, part of the book launch held at Asia Society.
Arts
 /  New York
Watch the author and filmmaker read from her debut novel, followed by a discussion with acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat.

Upcoming Events

  • Film
     /  New York
    21 Feb 2019
    6 - 8 p.m.
    Filmmaker Andrei Severny and chef Vikas Khanna discuss Severny's documentary 'Buried Seeds,' a film that tells Khanna's extraordinary rise from poverty to Michelin-starred chef.
  • 23 Feb 2019
    1:45 - 4 p.m.
    The Tale of Ping Pong Pig is a story with lots of fun and hidden jokes included, and it is once again brilliantly illustrated by Harry Harrison, Hong Kong’s famous award-winning cartoonist. Let’s come to join us for a fun-filled afternoon o
  • Meet the Artist
     /  Texas
    24 Feb 2019
    2 - 3 p.m.
    Immerse yourself in the world of classical Chinese dance and ballet through a lecture by Beijing Dance Theater choreographer Wang Yuanyuan at Asia Society Texas Center, following SPA's presentation of "Hamlet" at Jones Hall on Friday, February 22.
  • Meet the Author
     /  Hong Kong
    26 Feb 2019
    6:30 - 8 p.m.
    In this presentation, Weijian Shan, author of the famous memoir Out of Gobi, will recount his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.
  • Special Event
     /  Hong Kong
    01 Mar 2019
    12 - 12 p.m.
    India by the Bay returns to Hong Kong. Come and experience India's cultural dynamism!
  • Tour
     /  Hong Kong
    01 Mar 2019
    3:45 - 5:30 p.m.
    Join us on a guided visit to the 3-storey 1930s eclectic architectural style Haw Par Mansion restored and revitalized under the HKSAR Government’s Revitalising Historic Buildings through Partnership Scheme.
  • Tour
     /  Switzerland
    02 Mar 2019
    2 - 4 p.m.
    Asia Society Switzerland lädt Sie auf eine private Führung durch die Ausstellungen «Punk auf Indonesisch» und «Chinarchy» ein, in der die zwei Fotografinnen jeweils die Geschichten hinter ihren Bildern erzählen.
  • Special Event
     /  New York
    05 Mar 2019
    6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Food and lifestyle platform founder Danielle Chang moderates a discussion on Asian influence in today's health and wellness space, featuring modern herbalist Stanley George and specialty food and health product market director Sophia Tsao.