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Goldfish Go Home

Strangers in Strange Lands at Cinequest 2013

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Now in its 23rd year, the Cinequest Film Festival, held annually in San Jose, Calif., once again presents an eclectic array of independent films from all over the world.

Destinations: India | Japan | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | For Kids | War & Conflict
Maiko

My life In Tokyo

Stephen Bueckert - stephen17 [30]

Just a couple pics from my hood.

Destinations: Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Working Abroad | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Nature | Shopping | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
The Hidden Blade

Film Review: The Hidden Blade

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Based upon the novel by Shûhei Fujisawa, The Hidden Blade is the second in a trilogy of samurai films directed by Yoji Yamada, which also includes Love and Honor and The Twilight Samurai.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Martial Arts | People | Performing Arts | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Snow Falling on Cedars

Film Review: Snow Falling on Cedars

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

A land dispute fueled by racial prejudice lies at the heart of this post-World War II drama. When the body of Carl Heine turns up tangled in his own fishing net in Washington's Puget Sound, suspicion...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
American Pastime

Film Review: American Pastime

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Life throws Lyle Nomura a curve ball when he lands in a WWII Japanese internment camp instead of going to college on a baseball scholarship. Internment camp guard Bully Burrell knows baseball...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | Sports | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
After the bombing of Hiroshima a father buried his son with his tricycle.

A Quiet Museum

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima is an almost eerily quiet place.

Destinations: Hiroshima | Japan
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Religion | 20th Century History | War & Conflict | Art
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Animals | Music | Traditions | Economy | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture

The Peace Bell

Elizabeth Brown - cheshay [422]

Margi Preus' The Peace Bell. "... a beautifully rendered tale".

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Literature | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
The Bridge on the River Kwai

Film Review: The Bridge on the River Kwai

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwaï by Pierre Boulle, The Bridge on the River Kwai debuted in 1957 to critical acclaim and award-winning recognition, including Best Director for David Lean,...

Destinations: Burma | Sri Lanka | Thailand | Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Glenn Close as Adrienne Pargiter in Paradise Road

Film Review: Paradise Road

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Film Review: Paradise Road by Celeste Heiter   How silent is this place The brilliant sunshine filters through the trees The leaves are rustled by a gentle breeze A wild and open space By shrubs...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Japan | Singapore
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
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