Ame Seller

Ame Seller

Available on DVD

A story about an ame (Japanese candy) seller and his mysterious midnight visitor.

The Aswang Phenomenon

The Aswang Phenomenon

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

A documentary investigation into "the aswang," a mythical creature in Philippine folklore-its origins, historical use as a tool for control and the place the aswang occupies in Philippine society today. DVD includes an extra feature, Aswang: A Journey into Myth.

 

The Blue Buddha in Russia • Tibetan Medicine

The Blue Buddha in Russia • Tibetan Medicine

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An examination of the history of Tibetan medicine in Russia, this documentary is also an illuminating look at one of its most devoted practitioners today.

Bombies

Bombies

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Bombies tells the untold story of the deadly legacy of unexploded cluster bombs in Laos through the personal experiences of villagers, activists and others who courageously deal with them on a daily basis.

Cedar and Bamboo

Cedar and Bamboo

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Four people of mixed Chinese and First Nations heritage talk about their heritage and identity.

Fuga Island: A Tale of Visionaries, Dreamers and Schemers

Fuga Island: A Tale of Visionaries, Dreamers and Schemers

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This documentary profiles the work of Karie Garnier and the Filipino activists who join him in the fight against wealthy foreign landlords in the Philippines.

Henrys Glasses

Henry's Glasses

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In this short drama, a young boy in a Japanese Canadian internment camp comes to understand how sharing something beautiful can help another to cling to hope in the darkest moments.

The Journey of the Blue Buddha • Tibetan Medicine

The Journey of the Blue Buddha • Tibetan Medicine

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The Journey of the Blue Buddha surveys the evolving practice of Tibetan medicine in today's Chinese-controlled Tibet, as well as in the exile community of Dharamsala, India, the Russian republic of Buryatia and North America.

REED: The Life and Works of Roy Kiyooka

REED: The Life and Works of Roy Kiyooka

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Vancouver filmmkaer Fumiko Kiyooka presents the life and work of her father, acclaimed Japanese-Canadian artist Roy Kiyooka, in the documentary REED.

Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

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Seeds of Hope takes a look at a unique development project in Indonesia started by two Canadians.

Stolen Memories

Stolen Memories

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

If you had to walk out of your present life in 48 hours, possibly never to return, what would you take with you? What would you leave behind?

Tiara

Tiara

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An investigation into Canada's Asian communities' fascination with beauty pageants that explores the events, the pressure and how representation of beauty in popular media drives girls and their families to participate.

Tibetan Medicine (2 Parts)

Tibetan Medicine (2 Parts)

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This two-part documentary series looks at the revival of traditional Tibetan medicine and its history in China and Russia.

The Vanishing Tattoo

The Vanishing Tattoo

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Tattoo artist Tom Lockhart and writer/historian of tattoo lore Vince Hemingson journey deep into Borneo's jungle to meet the last remaining Iban tattoo artists.