East Asia Cinemas Symposium Film Series Begins

Tue, February 2, 2010
East Asia Cinemas Symposium Film Series Begins

The Department of Asian Studies and Center for East Asian Studies invites one and all to attend a free screening of: Ashes of Time (Dung che sai duk, dir. Wong Kar Wai, HONG KONG, 1994) in WEL 2.256 at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 5th. This martial arts epic revolves around Ouyang Feng, a fallen swordsman living a lonely existence in the desert where he finds skilled swords for hire to carry out his contract killings.

The film series (Fridays, Feb. 5th through March 5th) is part of the upcoming two-day East Asian Cinemas Symposium (March 6th and 7th), a conference bringing together scholars working on the national cinemas of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

All films are subtitled and all screenings free and open to the public.

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