Travel To South Asia Through NFB Films

For all of you who’ve wanted to travel internationally but just couldn’t find the time or money… did you know there’s an NFB film for that?

Take a cinematic trip to South Asia through 7 NFB docs!

🇲🇲Myanmar (Burma)🇲🇲, 🇱🇰Sri Lanka🇱🇰, and 🇹🇭Thailand🇹🇭

Buddhism

Travel through Southeast Asia to India, Burma, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), Thailand, Japan, China and many other countries to discover the history and ideas behind Buddhism.

https://www.nfb.ca/film/buddhism/

🇮🇳India🇮🇳

The India Trip

Welcome to a spiritual community near Pondicherry, India, where devotees of the mystic Sri Aurobindo come to live the contemplative life alongside their 94-year-old guru.

The India Trip, Bill Davies, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Juggernaut

Follow the incredible story of the convoy that carried the 70-ton heart of a Canadian atomic reactor to Rajasthan, India, in 1968.

Juggernaut, Eugene Boyko, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Slums: Cities of Tomorrow

The housing problem in the age of urban overcrowding

Slums: Cities of Tomorrow, Jean-Nicolas Orhon, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

🇰🇭Cambodia🇰🇭

Invisible World

Download a non-linear, interactive story that allows you to move between the points of view of three people whose lives intersect around a near-tragedy in Cambodia.

Invisible World

🇮🇩Indonesia🇮🇩

Wet Earth and Warm People

Catch a candid glimpse of Indonesia and its people that was filmed in and around Jakarta in 1971. This doc captures a society caught between the traditional past and conflicting options for the future.

Wet Earth and Warm People, Michael Rubbo, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

🇵🇭Philippines🇵🇭

Pasalubong: Gifts from the Journey

Meet Bonifacio, a young man who struggles with his return to the Philippines after having immigrated to Canada.

Pasalubong: Gifts from the Journey, Hari Alluri, provided by the National Film Board of Canada