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Last Train Home

Asia | 07 Jan, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last Train Home explores the World of Chinese Factory workers, and the huge migration that 130 million workers endure every New Year as they return to their home[...]

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Marked – Death of the Yakuza

Asia, Crime | 10 May, 2013 | No Comments

This short documentary explores the meaning behind the artwork on the tattooed bodies of the[...]

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DPRK: The Land Of Whispers (North Korea Travel Documentary)

Asia | 24 Apr, 2013 | 1 Comment

North Korea is a land stopped in time. Its seen as a futuristic, yet dark, vision of what society was imagined to be in the 1970's Soviet era. "Land of Whispers" shows you one of the most isolated and unique destinations in the world, one that many people have never set foot in, or wish to[...]

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One day in the life of a rice farmer

Asia, Economics | 06 Apr, 2013 | 1 Comment

For many, a bowl of rice is a simple trip to the supermarket. Rarely do we think about the production of our food. The documentary shows a typical day in the life of a rice farmer and the laborious process of rice farming. You can see how well-connected the whole system is and the number of parties involved in[...]

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A Mongolian Couch

Asia, Short | 04 Apr, 2013 | 2 Comments

A Mongolian Couch is a film by George Clipp about a man named Begzsuren who lives with his wife and 4 children in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. His passion to better the life of his family, as well as his community is shown as he installs rain showers, works on bettering his family's diet and planting trees[...]

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Walking Merchandise: child trafficking and the snakehead trade

Activism, Asia | 16 Mar, 2013 | 1 Comment

Walking Merchandise exposes the sad story of middle-school-aged, Chinese children trafficked to the U.S. by smugglers known as “snakeheads.” Sent by their parents to work as low-wage laborers as a source of income, the children embark on a perilous journey that can include physical harm, sexual assault, and even death. Once in the U.S., they[...]

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The Ka-Ching Dynasty

Asia, Economics | 06 Jan, 2013 | No Comments

The economic transformation of China has been electrifying. But with Europe teetering and the US plodding, can the biggest tiger of all keep on roaring? China's super-rich certainly think they can. Outside a private Beijing nightclub Porsches, Maseratis and Ferraris compete for space. Inside the club is packed with the children of China's super-rich enjoying a[...]

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Turbos and Temples – Mighty Car Mod

This is an on the road documentary following two guys who have been invited to Hokaido in Japan to conduct a whole range of refit work on cars. Not so much a heavy documentary but more an insight into the interesting petrol head world of bespoking cars. This is all about modifying cars and these energetic Australian[...]

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Couchsurfing: Traveling on Friendship

Asia, Social, Travel | 09 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

This short documentary explores the personal desire of individuals to travel and experience other countries and cultures whist using the Couch surfing website to make this possible. The video features David, previously a management and business student from France who is on his 39th month of travelling and he has visited 37[...]

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Supermen of Malegaon

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 demonstrates the culture and the acceptance of even a less than professorial production from this team. This is a social biopic and should appeal to all those interested in the Asian and Indian culture[...]

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Bangkok Body Collectors

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 Buddhist principles and religious beliefs. The volunteers act as an emergency service by attending road traffic accidents, disasters, fires, murders, killings, multiple deaths, suicides and natural deaths to remove[...]

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Way of Life

Asia, Philosophy, Religion | 19 Aug, 2012 | 1 Comment

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 Buddhist culture. Narrated by Leonard Cohen, this enlightening two-part series explores the sacred text and boldly visualizes the afterlife according to its profound wisdom. Part[...]

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India Rediscovered

Asia | 18 Jul, 2012 | No Comments

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[...]

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Children Of The Secret State Documentary

Asia, Featured | 18 Sep, 2011 | 2 Comments

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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