Asia

This category is intended for those people who have thedesire to explore Earth`s largest continent along with the vast cultural,religious, ethnic, environmental and architectural diversity. The interestingthing about the continent itself is the fact that it is not clearly separatedin geographical terms. It is the cultural separation that is commonlyaccepted.

The landmarks that are considered as the boundaries of Asiaare to the east of the Suez Canal, the Ural River, and the Ural Mountains, andsouth of the Caucasus Mountains (or the Kuma–Manych Depression) and the Caspianand Black Seas. It`s eastern boundary is the Pacific Ocean with the IndianOcean being at the south, while the Arctic Ocean poses as the northern frontier.

Within the given boundaries, Asia occupies 8.7% of theEarth`s total surface and is a home to an incredible 60% of the entire humanpopulation.

Now, for the purpose of giving an insight as to how exactlydiverse this incredible continent is, we shall mention some of the videomaterials that explore in detail the various aspects of that diversity. Beforewe proceed, keep in mind that, sadly, there is also a dark side of this tale,the one that was ever present since the very beginning of the mankind.

See how the China`s wealthiest people live and their viewson the domestic economy and the influence that western countries have there. Youshall also have an opportunity to see a day`s work of a rice farmer and perhapschange your view of the thing that you have been taking for granted. Explore from a safe distance what it would belike to live in a “Land of Whispers”, the North Korea, a dark and isolated partof the world with a regime unlike any other. See the remote corners of Indiaand discover beautiful places you have probably never even heard of.

Embark on a journey and discover what was, now is andpredictions of what might come to pass on an incredible continent such as Asia.The ever growing list compiled video materials of this category shall enablesuch a journey from the comfort of your home and perhaps encourage you to go onan expedition and experience vast spaces of Asia first hand.

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The Fastest Changing Place On Earth
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The story of modern China told through the eyes of the villagers forced to sell their homes and give up their land to make way for massive urban development. Naturally they are outraged and fearful. S...

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India Rediscovered
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This documentary short, shows the India that we rarely see in other travel documentaries. It shows Indian destinations we have never heard of and we learn about the rich culture, life and people of In...

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The Battle for Oil
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The time has come when material objects overshadow the friendship and communication between countries. A perfect example is the United States and China. An increacing must of oil possession has been w...

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China Rises - Getting Rich
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China is well-known for the ability to rise and achieve more with science. In the past 30 years China has been the fastest developing country with the most rapid raise in the economy. Ever wondered ho...

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China Rises - Food is Heaven
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"Asia is famous for its traditional dishes worldwide. Since the raising development and dwindling water supplies threaten the nation's ability to feed itself. Join in with the men and women who celebr...

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Children Of The Secret State Documentary
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A shocking look at the current state of the very secretive North Korea and the abuses the children suffer. Dictatorship has left the country in ruins with all food aid going where it is least needed. ...

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Way of Life
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"Death is real, it is unannounced and can not be escaped. An ancient source of strength and guidance, The Tibetan Book of the Dead remains an essential teaching of the Himalayan Bu...

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Bangkok Body Collectors
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"This fascinating documentary describes the strange phenomena of the Body Snatchers of Bangkok. We discover the Por Tec Tung (PTT) foundation which is an organisation driven by Bud...

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Supermen of Malegaon
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"This is a subtitled documentary on the making of a light-hearted spoof film about superheroes. In India the Bollywood film going culture is extreme and this documentary demonstra...

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Couchsurfing: Traveling on Friendship
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"This short documentary explores the personal desire of individuals to travel and experience other countries and cultures whist using the Couch surfing website www.couchsurfing.com...

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