A screen shot of Cambodian Film The Missing Picture, which will be screened at Asia House on 5 March
Asian cinema gains ground as Hollywood’s hold on the box office decreases

The Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival Head Programmer predicts Asian cinema will overtake Hollywood.

Image from Kami's Party, an Iranian film, which will be shown at the Pan-Asia Film Festival
Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival to challenge stereotypes

Alison Poltock, Film Festival Artistic Director, talks about this year's diverse film selection.

Koen van Lent, 21, from SOAS, reads an Indonesian text book in the SOAS Library.
Southeast Asian languages give young people an edge

Students of Southeast Asian languages reveal what attracted them to their subject.

Unforgiven: Lee Sang-il, Ken Watanabe, Pan Asia Film Festival
Five directors to fly to Asia House Pan-Asia Film Festival

The Pan-Asia Film Festival will feature seven UK premieres and Q & A sessions with directors.

Young people learn Japanese at the first Open Your Eyes to Asian Languages workshop.
Open Your Eyes to Asian Languages – the first workshops

Listen to and see the first set of young people who attended the Asia House language workshops.

Yin Yang Collective, East-West fusion band
In the House – Mark Troop, Founder of the Yin Yang Collective

Mark Troop, founder of London fusion band Yin Yang Collective, talks about Chinese-Western music.

Students at the first Open Your Eyes to Asian Languages workshop held on 1 February at Asia House. Photo by: George Torode
Free language classes for 18-24-year-olds

The British Council and Asia House are starting free workshops in Asian languages for young people.

Japanese characters
‘Every language gives access to a whole new world’

Language students from around the world discuss their experiences learning Far Eastern languages.

Asian books
‘Students of Oriental languages are inquisitive & adventurous’

Lecturers discuss what attracts students to learning Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

Capital – A Portrait of twenty-first Century Delh
Changing values in Indian cities

Rana Dasgupta discusess changing values in Indian cities at the Jaipur Literature Festival.