China Underground: A database of Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong films
Digital Himalaya: Filmed by Frederick Williamson, 1930s
HanCinema: Korean film database
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 | nippon.com: A short film on Japanese pottery