NEW YORK, December 10, 2009 - Director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake) discusses her filmmaking and her commitment to social causes with Asia Society President Vishakha Desai. (1 hr., 21 min.)
Composer Huang Ruo and librettist Bao-Long Chu discuss the chamber opera 'Bound,' inspired by a Texas honor roll student. Following the conversation, performers Fang Tao Jiang and Guang Yang sing excerpts from the work.
A panel discussion featuring noted collectors of Indian art speaking on the role of passion, art appreciation, and aesthetics with regards to their private collections. Moderated by Asia Society Museum Director Boon Hui Tan.
Food and lifestyle platform founder and TV presenter Danielle Chang leads a discussion on Asian influence in the beauty, health, and wellness industries. She spoke to pharmacist Stanley George and food market director Sophia Tsao.