| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam grew up with an unbridled passion for her native Cambodia. Though she was just a toddler when she and her family fled the country in 1979 and settled in Stockton, her parents would tell Mam and her siblings about the atrocities...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Vaddey Ratner didn't expect much when she first took on the project of writing a novel about a young Cambodian girl and her family who are forced into the countryside by the Khmer Rouge as part of the communist group's program of genocide that began in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - Benny Chan's action thriller "The White Storm" will have its world premiere as the opening film of the upcoming Hong Kong Asia Film Festival (Oct. 25 - Nov. 19).
The festival, which takes place at multiple Broadway Cinema venues around the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:53 AM
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| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Returning to the country her family fled years earlier because of persecution by the Khmer Rouge, Kalyanee Mam has crafted a deeply felt portrait of Cambodia. Her documentary "A River Changes Course" is a profile of three families in different parts of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:28 PM
When the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival canceled its annual showcase last fall, some local cinephiles feared that its 15th edition in 2011 might've been its last.
But the festival, one of the country's largest for Spanish- and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:00 PM
"The Missing Picture" is personal and unexpected, a documentary that mixes media in an unusual way to very potent effect.
Directed and co-written by Rithy Panh, "Missing Picture" won the Un Certain Regard prize at the Cannes Film Festival and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:53 PM
I came out of the hotel, out of this Tuesday evening awards event, feeling wonderful — and terrible.
Wonderful because the heroic work being done by the women journalists who’d been honored by the International Women’s Media Foundation...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Swedish clothing retailer H&M on Monday said it is developing a plan to ensure about 850,000 textile workers earn a "living wage" by 2018.
Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-largest clothing retailer, said it will begin its pay strategy with three...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age.
Visiting him meant something special to...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Many Southeast Asians and others around the world owe their thanks to the Coca-Cola Company.
No, I'm not expressing gratitude for the sugary drinks that can help make people fat. But to make those drinks, Coke is one of the world's largest sugar...