Keyword: la frances hui
In his first U.S. survey, Myanmar filmmaker Midi Z presented four films at Asia Society New York and discussed his work with Taiwanese actress Wu Ke-Xi and Asia Society's La Frances Hui.
Ahead of his first U.S. retrospective, Myanmar's rising auteur tells Asia Society, "In my stories, even though the characters deal drugs and traffic in humans, they are just ordinary people."
A crucial, little seen period of Iranian film history comes to life at Asia Society New York for three weeks.
In a rollicking 30-minute Q&A which saw an animated Chan spend just as much time out of his seat as in it, the superstar said China should use Hollywood to tell its story.
Asia Society's Film Curator offers an appreciation of the seemingly nonsensical humor of Hong Kong movie icon Stephen Chow for the Asian American Writers' Workshop.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge won Academy Awards for their 2011 documentary short 'Saving Face,' which addresses the sensitive topic of acid attacks against women in Pakistan.
Asia Society's series of nine documentaries about modern-day China is enjoying coverage from both the mainstream press and more specialized cinephile outlets.