Genre: Documentary, Travel & Lifestyle, People & Culture
Duration: 5 Episodes x 60 Minutes
Territory/Rights available: Contact us for more details
Show Format: HD
Episode 1 – Shaping A Better Future
The rise of ASEAN talents – innovating for a better future: from an ecovillage owner whose sense of purpose is changing lives in Brunei, to social entrepreneurs turning trash into treasures in Myanmar and inventors changing aquaculture in Bandung.
Episode 2 – Homage To Nature
Explore what nature is worth to ASEAN: From strays becoming watch dogs in Thailand, to rice grown the proven way in Cambodia, ancient trees being protected in the Heart of Borneo, and a delicacy that is farmed in special bird houses in Malaysia.
Episode 3 – ASEAN’s Textile Treasures
Tradition and community ties are literally woven into the textiles of Southeast Asia. Treasures like Indonesian Cirebon Batik and Laotian indigo-dyed cotton are a glowing heritage, offering glimpses into the lives of the people behind them.
Episode 4 – Finding ASEAN’s Roots
In fast-changing ASEAN, the people of its 10-member states are finding ways to keep their cultures alive – from a bed and breakfast in Brunei that preserves a fading way of life to unique temples in Malaysia that celebrate Siamese-Buddhist heritage.
Episode 5 – ASEAN’s Fruitful Harvest
In rapidly developing ASEAN, agricultural development is still transforming lives and communities – from growing coffee to beat back opium production and poverty in Northern Thailand to tapping research to improve food security in Singapore.