Seeing in the Dark: Asia’s Independent Cinema Spaces in the Midst of Uncertainties

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
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Event description: 

In celebration of the upcoming launch of NANG’s new special online issue focused on “Independent Cinema Spaces in Asia,” five specialists will gather for a panel discussion focused on independent film exhibition across Asia and their importance to media culture in the region. Speakers will cover a range of theaters and exhibition spaces in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines and South Korea. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A.
This panel discussion is organized by NANG as part of its “Independent Cinema Spaces in Asia” project and made possible through the auspices of the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University (CEAS).
Speakers: Chen Chih-Ting (Hong Kong Baptist University), Aaron Gerow (Yale University), Kim Soyoung (Korea National University of Arts), Ma Ran (Nagoya University), Jasmine Nadua Trice (University of California, Los Angeles) and moderated by Aiko Masubuchi (Independent Cinema Spaces in Asia, Project Leader).