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Asian Studies: Films & Media

Asian Films

Search through our wonderful collection of Japanese, Chinese, Indian, and Indonesian films.

Sort the Catalogue results by date, author or title.

Ask for access at the AV/Reserve Desk on Floor 1.

View your choice in an AV equipped group study room, or on your laptop.

Specialist resources

Encyclopedia of Asian theatre - Central Library Main PN2860 .EJ7 - 2 vols

Genre in Asian film and television : New approaches - E-book 2011

The Cambridge guide to Asian theatre - Central Library Main PN 2860 .C497

Hong Kong film, Hollywood, and the new global cinema - Central Library Main PN 1993.5 .C4 HR87

East Asian cinemas: Regional flows and global transformations - E-book 2011

Film Reviews

Search these databases for reviews.  Include search terms like movie or film or cinema.

Newspaper & TV sources

Baidu - search for Asian videos of news, movies, TV drama, sports and concert music

BBC News - South Asia

Asian Observer

Time - Asian magazine articles

China Daily

People's Daily (人民日报)  issued by People's Daily Group, a national voice of the Party

Beijing Daily (北京日报)

Guang Ming Daily (光明日报)

China Network Television (CCTV) 中央电视台 - national TV network of the People's Republic of China, and at

China on TV (via US)

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong online newspapers

Outlook (瞭望新闻周刊) - Official news weekly. Articles hosted in English at

NHK News

The Japan News - by Yomiuri Shimbun

The Japan Times

The Yomiuri Shimbun - Japan's largest newspaper

Mainichi Shinbun - The "Daily Newspaper" from Tokyo

Reuters - in Japanese

Japanese online newspapers

eTV - Use Chrome - login as an Otago student then watch live or on demand NHK World for Asian and Japanese programmes.

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