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The Southeast Asia Series

A series of independently produced documentaries, filmed on-location, blending historical background with contemporary studies of countries and cultures of Southeast Asia. Programs available on 11 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in an 11-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


Cambodia and Thailand: Temples of Glory

Cambodia and Thailand: Temples of Glory

"Recommended. Compares and contrasts the treatment of national treasures, the ancient temples at Angkor in Cambodia and Ayutthaya in Thailand. A check on the web will confirm that both Angkor and Ayutthaya are on current tourist itineraries." -EMR Online
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Casino Cambodia: Beyond the Killing Fields

Casino Cambodia: Beyond the Killing Fields

"Recommended. Seeing Cambodia today through the eyes of someone who has been there in the past adds a deep emotional feeling." -Ed. Media Review
A personal perspective on Cambodia as seen through the eyes of a Thai woman who once worked in a Cambodian refugee camp; through encounters with day-to-day people, Click for more


Cambodia: Children of Genocide

Cambodia: Children of Genocide

"Recommended. This is a contemporary view of Cambodia's progress toward meeting the UN mandate that the government set up a genocide tribunal to review the roles of the surviving members of the Khmer Rouge Standing Committee. A thorough introduction to the continuing problem of the "killing fields." -EMRO Review
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Cambodia: The Struggle for Peace

Cambodia: The Struggle for Peace

"Recommended. A well-documented history of this nation so seriously scarred by war." -Video Librarian
Cambodia's strife-ridden recent history is the subject of this illuminating documentary that chronicles the political and social events from Prince Sihanouk's troubled reign to present day Cambodia. Produced Click for more


Laos: Closed to Prying Eyes

Laos: Closed to Prying Eyes

"Highly Recommended. This is an informative documentary about the current political situation in Laos. Living in desperate poverty, the Laotian people make their living mostly from subsistent farming. And though officials deny there is any rebellious faction in Laos, interviews with rebel leaders indicate an active Click for more


Thailand: The Land of Smiles

Thailand: The Land of Smiles

Thailand is often called the "land of smiles," not only because visitors love its natural beauty and historical riches, but also because of the country's friendly people and fascinating culture. This program is purposely non-narrated, allowing the viewer to focus on the images and sounds of the country, its places Click for more


Thailand: The Magic of Thailand

Thailand: The Magic of Thailand

There are many reasons that more people visit the Kingdom of Thailand than any other country in Southeast Asia, and all of them add up to a country that is simply "magical." To make this program even more enjoyable to watch, Erik Estrada, Paul Sorvino, Stella Stevens, Lee Majors and Patrick Macnee are Click for more


Thailand: Mr. Yao and the Crocodiles

Thailand: Mr. Yao and the Crocodiles

"Highly Recommended! On the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, Mr. Yao, a sprightly old man, delights audiences by pulling a crocodile out of the water by its tail. Yao works at the Samutprakan Crocodile Farm, which is also a large zoological garden that is home to tigers, boa constrictors, monkeys, and many other Click for more


Thailand: Spirits of the Yellow Leaf (MlaBri  People)

Thailand: Spirits of the Yellow Leaf (MlaBri People)

"Highly Recommended. This is a very interesting program that works on two levels. First it documents the lifestyle of the Yellow Leaf people, a nomadic tribe living in the diminishing rainforest of northern Thailand; also it shows how modern technology and greed are extinguishing this culture by destroying their Click for more


Thailand: Father Joe (Klong Toey)

Thailand: Father Joe (Klong Toey)

"Recommended. Father Joe is an American Redemptorist monk who has spent years living and working in one of Thailand's largest slums, Klong Toey (also Toei). This program does a good job of picturing people who are successfully trying to pull themselves out of a swamp to become more than slum dwellers." -VRG Click for more


Vietnam: Forget-Me-Not

Vietnam: Forget-Me-Not

"Recommended. Peace is always a recommended alternative. Here we see Americans who enhance the peace process while they are the guests of Vietnamese veterans; we get a glimpse of today's Vietnam, a place of peace, as we witness Vietnam veterans returning to Vietnam in search of a true peace." -National Media Click for more





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