China Underground: A database of Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong films

Digital Himalaya: Filmed by Frederick Williamson, 1930s

HanCinema: Korean film database

Hong Kong Movie Database

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea | ABC News

BBC Documentary 2017 – The Last Emperor of China – History Documentary

Chinese traditional architectural craftsmanship for timber-framed structures


Korean Film

Korean Film Council

Historic Archival Stock Footage Korea Revisited 1969 – Korean War

Daemokjang, traditional wooden architecture

Bi RAIN Hip Korea, Discovery Channel 6-part series

[Korean Culture Series] Korean Wave, Hallyu

Bloomberg: Super Junior (KPOP), the most powerful ‘brand’ of Korea


Our Job Japan (1946): Training video for U.S. soldiers stationed in Japan during the Allied Occupation (1945-1952). Written by Dr. Seuss.

You in Japan (1957): Training video for U.S. soldiers station in Japan after the Occupation. An interesting classroom activity might be to compare this video with Our Job Japan. Students can consider any changes in views or perceptions of Japan and the Japanese than comes across in the two films.

The Colonel Comes to Japan: A documentary from the “Enterprise” series, 1981. Examines how Kentucky Fried Chicken entered the Japanese Market and adapted to Japanese business practices in order to find success in Japan.

Grave of the Fireflies: An animated film about the firebombing of Tokyo during WWII

Raku Kichizaemon on the Avant-Garde Tradition of Raku Ware | A short film on Japanese pottery