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When Morup Namgyal sparked a movement to preserve his Himalayan culture, he never imagined he would ultimately embrace modernization. Through the lives of three generations of the Namgyal family, "The Song Collector" explores the uneasy relationship between culture and development.
AAS Film Expo was established as a conference program in 2011 by the Asian Educational Media Service (AEMS), an outreach program of CEAPS. Documentary and independent films on issues reflecting contemporary life in Asia are projected in a dedicated screening room with a schedule running from Thursday through Saturday.
KUKAN, a landmark color film that revealed the atrocities of World War II China to audiences around the world, was the first ever American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award in 1942. When filmmaker Robin Lung discovers a badly damaged film print of KUKAN, she pieces together the inspirational tale of the two renegades behind the making of it.