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Asian Film Online

Searching and Finding Made Easy

Searching is easy and intuitive.  Simply type what you're looking for into the search box.   Starting from the home page search, you won't even need to type the whole word to discover what's available! 

In the example below, when searching "environ", you will see two columns.  Left for individual videos and right for related, curated channels.  Clicking on a video or channel will take you to that result.  Hitting enter after typing in your search term will take you to a list of individual video results.

Search box

When searching in individual channels or collections, the default search is that individual channel which will not have the drop down suggestions.  Changing to "All Videos" will re-establish the dropdown suggestions.  

Filtering Results

After executing your search, a visual arrangement of results will appear.  The red filter/facet toggle (looks like a funnel) in the upper center of the screen will reveal many choices for defining and refining a search by Subject, Publisher, Person, Content Type, and Release Date using the slider.  

Add filters by clicking on them.  More than one filter can be selected. Remove them by clicking on the X that will appear next to them after you've enabled them.  The large, red X will collapse the filter menu.

From the results, the lower case can be clicked to find out more on a video/film without actually launching the film in the cinematic experience.

Asian Film Online results

In the information preview, you can see narrators and producers (hyperlinked for ease in launching a new, specific search), length, and description.  Clicking on Channels on the right, bottom will take you to channels related to this video title. 

Asian Film Online video preview

The red dot (just above) can be slid  to preview additional locations in the video to determine as a method of previewing.  Hitting play will launch the video (from wherever the red dot is) in full screen mode.