International Studies & Programs

Film Collection

The Asian Studies Center has an extensive collection of fiction and non‑fiction films available to borrow. Visit the center or contact us for more information.

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Chinese Folk Arts Series No. 11 Country/Region of Focus: China
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Type of Film: Documentary
Language: Chinese with English subtitles

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Description: Chinese Opera

Chinese Folk Arts Series No. 12 Country/Region of Focus: China
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Type of Film: Documentary
Language: Chinese with English subtitles

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Description: Dragon Dance

Chinese Folk Arts Series No. 13 Country/Region of Focus: China
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Type of Film: Documentary
Language: Chinese with English subtitles

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Description: Festival Food

Chinese Folk Arts Series No. 13 (Copy) Country/Region of Focus: China
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Type of Film: Documentary
Language: Chinese with English subtitles

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Description: Festival Food

Crows & Sparrows Country/Region of Focus: China
Length: 108min
Type of Film: Feature
Language: Mandarin with English Subtitles

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Description: Tenants (Zhao Dan, Wei Heling) in a Taiwanese boarding house scramble in the aftermath of the Chinese Revolution.

Day on the Grand Canal with the Emperor of China, A Country/Region of Focus: China
Length: 047min
Type of Film: Documentary
Language: English

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Description: Director Philip Haas (Angels and Insects and Up at the Villa), and artist David Hockney invite you to join them on a magical journey through China via a marvelous 72-foot long 17th-century Chinese scroll entitled The Kangxi Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour (1691-1698), scroll seven.

Desperation Country/Region of Focus: China
Length: 102min
Type of Film: Feature
Language: Chinese with English subtitles

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Description: Murderer Song Ze continues to commit crimes while on the run. Police officer He Lei is ordered to take him in. Song carries high-powered explosives and a detonator onto a train. He Lei gets on the train and presents himself as a film maker. As a joke, he tells Song's fortune by reading his palm, so that to draw his attention away. If the explosives go off, the whole train will be in danger.

Dr. Shan Pu- People's Republic of China, Guest Lecture Country/Region of Focus: China
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Type of Film: Documentary
Language: English

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Description: Guest Lecturer, People's Republic of China, Department of Economics, Michigan State University.

Families of the World: Families of China Country/Region of Focus: China
Length: 030min
Type of Film: Documentary
Language: English

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Description: Zhu Kun, age nine, lives with his parents in a village near Ningbo that specializes in raising bonsai trees. Watch his father prune his bonsai. Go to school early with Zhu Kun and his friends to play ping pong, then watch farmers pick and process tea and his mother go to the open market and cook.

Feeding One Billion Country/Region of Focus: China
Length: 088min
Type of Film: Documentary
Language: English