Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Contemporary Chinese Language Cinema with Guest Speaker, Peggy Chiao

Wed, November 9, 2011

Contemporary Chinese Language Cinema with Guest Speaker, Peggy Chiao

From November 9-13, the Department of Radio, TV, and Film and the Center for East Asian Studies presents a Chinese-language cinema master class, public lecture, and mini film festival with guest speaker, Peggy Chiao, a distinguished Taiwanese scholar and film producer.

Public Lecture:  Chinese-Language Cinema - The New Image
Nov 11 (Fri) 3:30 p.m.  - 5 p.m.  Legends Room, the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

Master Class: Filmmaking in China: From Art Cinema to Commercial Production (NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) Nov 10 (thur) 3:30 - 5 p.m. CMA 4.128

Public Screenings of Films Produced by Peggy Chiao
Buddha Mountain Nov 9 (Wed) 7:30 p.m.  CMB Studio 4D  (CMB 4.122)
Beijing Bicycle Nov 10 (Thur) 7:30 p.m. ART 1.102  

Taiwan Cinema of the 2000s In Celebration of the Founding of the Taiwan Academy
Nov 11 (Fri)  5 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Legends Room, the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

Public Screenings of Films Made in Taiwan
7:30 p.m. CMB Studio 4D  (CMB 4.122)
Hear Me Nov 11 (Fri)  
Blue Gate Crossing Nov 12 (Sat)
Yang Yang  Nov 13 (Sun)

Please see the RTF list for more details:

From the Internet Movie Database:

Peggy is a multi-faceted and distinguished Taiwanese filmmaker. Her wide repertoire ranges from film production, international distribution, film criticism to her work in education as a professor. She has over 70 film-related publications under her belt. Widely reputed for spearheading Taiwanese New Wave directors and China's 5th & 6th Generation filmmakers onto the international festival circuit in the 1980s, she continues to promote Chinese-language cinema of today by writing and producing. Her production company Arc Light Films, founded in 1996, was behind many acclaimed international co-productions. In 2000, she set up Trigram Films to produce a string of popular, youth-oriented movies like Hear Me, Love You 10000 Years, Me 19 and Tempest of First Love. Besides writing and producing, she served two years as the chair of the Taipei Golden Horse Awards, the most renowned and prestigious festival in the Chinese speaking area. Her most recent film (Associate Producer), Buddha Mountain, won Best Actress and Artistic Contribution Awards in the Tokyo Film Festival, 2010. She is currently a professor at the Taipei National University of the Arts.

Please download the Center for East Asian Studies fall seminar series PDF to view upcoming events.

Sponsored by: College of Communication, Taiwan Studies Grant, and the Tapei Economic and Cultural Office

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