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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
AEMS is a program of the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and it offers multimedia resources to promote awareness and understanding of Asian cultures and people.
Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights on themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity.
A vast catalog includes titles from over 800 leading filmmakers, producers and distributors from around the globe, including documentaries about life in North and South Korea, Korea's intangible assets, and many more.