BU Asia Film Week

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October 18th, 2012

Boston University Asia Film Week 2012
“Young Asia: Conversation between Generations”
October 22-26, 2012

Oct. 22 Monday Opening Event
4 – 6 pm: Student Symposium: “Young Asia: The Past and the Future”
6 – 7:30 pm: Reception
Location: Pardee House | 67 Bay State Road

Oct. 23 Tuesday
12:30 – 2 pm Sushi lunch Talk “From MOGA to Gyaru: Rebellious Girls in Japan”
Speaker: Sarah Frederick (Boston University)
Location: Japanese Language House, Boston University | 206 Bay State Road

3 – 5:00 pm Japanese film viewing: “Hula Girls” (2006), Director: Sang-il Lee
Introduction: Mariko Itoh Henstock (Boston University)
Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

6:30 – 9:30 pm Japanese film viewing: “Akira” (1988), Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
Guest Speaker: SusanNapier (Tufts University)
Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

Oct. 24 Wednesday
12:30 – 2 pm Live Korean Music Performance and Korean Lunch
Introduction: Yoon Sun Yang (Boston University)
Location: BU Central | 775 Commonwealth Avenue (George Sherman Union, Lower Level)

3 – 5 pm Korean Film viewing: “Bandhobi” (2009), Director: Shin Dong-Il
Introduction: Jaemin Roh (Boston University)
Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

6:30 – 9:30 pm Korean Film viewing: “Bleak Night” (2011), Director: Yoon Sung-Hyun
Guest Speaker: Michelle Cho (Brown University)
Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

Oct 25 Thursday
12:30 – 2 pm Dim Sum Lunch Talk “The young thinkers and social change in late Qing China”
Speaker: Hsiao-Chih Chang (Boston University)
Location: Chinese Language House | 172 Bay State Road

3 – 5 pm Chinese Film viewing: “Platform” (2000) Director: Jia Zhangke
Introduction: J. Keith Vincent (Boston University)
Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

6:30 – 9:30 pm Taiwan Film viewing: “A Brighter Summer Day” (1991) Director: Edward Yang.
Guest Speaker: Eileen Chaw (Duke University)
Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

Oct. 26 Friday
3 – 5 pm Bangladesh Film Viewing: Ontorjatra (“Inner Journey”) (2006), Directors: Tareque & Catherine Masud
Introduction: Nazli Kibria (Boston University)
Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

5:30 – 7 pm South Asian Dance and Reception
Introduction: Sunil Sharma (Boston University)
Location: The Alley | 775 Commonwealth Avenue (George Sherman Union, Lower Level)

7:30 – 10:30 pm Hindi Film Viewing: Iqbal (2005), Director: Nagesh Kuknoor
Guest Speaker: Lakshmi Srinivas (UMass Boston)
Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

Sponsored by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the Boston University Center for the Study of Asia, the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, the Geddes Language Center, and Asian student organizations at Boston University

Free and open to the public
More information: www.bu.edu/asian