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Films on Demand Streaming Videos
Films on Demand and Kanopy are multidisciplinary collections of films, available to watch online or in the classroom.
The collections include videos of the culture, history, social conditions, traditions and customs of Asia. Following are some sample titles.
Tokyo: The Neon City
Other Films on Demand Titles
Central Vietnam Development
"Nguyen Khanh discusses development growth in Vietnam. Developers and the Vietnamese government see tourism as a win-win situation. Peter Ryder asserts that tourism has far less impact than manufacturing and agribusiness. James Fahn disagrees."
China's Boom: Gender Balance in Rural China
"Female workers of marrying age are moving to the cities to work. There are villages that have not seen a wedding in 10 years."
Democratization in the Middle East
Ross suggests that the Bush agenda for democracy takes steps that other administrations did not. Yet, there is more to democracy than elections, and the process of democratization takes prolonged work with reformers.
Filipino Migrant Center in Japan
"A Filipina performer relocated to Japan on an entertainer visa—and was forced into hostessing at a Tokyo nightclub. Today, her organization, the Filipino Migrant Center, helps educate Filipinas about their legal rights and how to protect themselves."
Hmong Villager Chong Cha Lee
"The communist government of Laos has been hunting the Hmong people since 1975. Chong Cha Lee and fellow Hmong villagers spend their lives hiding in the jungle and fleeing from government troops."
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