Asian Film Online

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Asian Film Online is an online streaming video collection of more than 600 narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. It offers a view of contemporary Asian culture and society as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Twenty-six countries across the region are represented, with a strong concentration on China, India, Iran, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.


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User tools and features

Alexander Street’s detailed Semantic Indexing lets you explore the content in depth, through credits and keyword access to social, cultural, or political dimensions.

Advanced features such as clip-making and playlist tools let you easily share, cite, annotate, and interact with the content. Every film, and each of your personalized clips and playlists, will reside at permanent URL—so that films and film clips can be integrated easily into syllabi, course management systems, publications, presentations, and assignments.

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Producer/content provider

Alexander Street Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press