The focus of the annual international conference this year will be “the film wars of 1930s and 1940s", mainly between China and Japan. Scholars from the U.S., Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan will give either keynote speeches or deliver their papers on how the governments of China and Japan used film as a medium for propaganda purpose before and during the Asia-Pacific War.
For registration, please call Ms. Yushan Chen at (02)2896 1000 ext. 3902.
Focus of this year’s Kuan-Du Film Festival is the Great Britain and the London Film School. The festival will also screen selected films from 2014 Hong Kong Fresh Wave Film Competition as well as student films from local film schools and, of course, TNUA’s own film students.
The 7th Kuan-Du Film Festival is held from Oct. 2 to Oct. 9 in the Movie Theater located on the 3rd floor of the Arts and Activities Complex Building.
For program information, please check:節目表
Anita Wen-Shin Chang is an independent filmmaker. She was born to parents who immigrated to the U.S. from Taiwan in the 1960’s, fleeing a dictatorship. She grew up in Akron, Ohio and Massachusetts. Chang received her BA in American Studies and English at Tufts University, and MFA in Cinema at San Francisco State University. She has worked as a community activist, an urban youth counselor, civil rights investigator, and education director for a non-profit San Francisco-based media literacy organization. Read more
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