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Communications 150, Studio C

November 2010

Deann Borshay Liem: Film: “IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE”

November 22, 2010 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Asian Diasporas Research Cluster at the Institute of Humanities Research is pleased to present the following film screening: IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE (2010) preceded by a documentary short-in-progress on the Korean War, MEMORY OF THE FORGOTTEN WAR, and followed by Q & A with filmmaker, Deann Borshay Liem Poster available here. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010, 5 p.m. COMMUNICATIONS 150/STUDIO C (building located between Baskin Engineering and College 9/10) About the film: Her passport said she was…

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October 2013

"The Motherhood Archives" film screening and discussion

October 8, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Archival montage, science fiction, and an homage to 70s feminist filmmaking are woven together to form this haunting and lyrical essay film excavating hidden histories of childbirth in the twentieth century. Assembling an extraordinary archive of over 100 educational, industrial, and medical training films (including newly rediscovered Soviet and French childbirth films), The Motherhood Archives inventively untangles the complex, sometimes surprising genealogies of maternal education. Revealing a world of intensive training, rehearsal, and performative preparation for the unknown that is…

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February 2014

Screening and Panel Discussion – The Stuart Hall Project: Revolution, Politics, Culture, and the New Left Experience

February 25, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A major success in Britain last Fall, “The Stuart Hall Project” is now being distributed in the USA. It will be screened at UCSC on Tuesday evening, February 25th. 7:30 PM, Studio C. (Communications 150) The film, 102 minutes, will be followed by an informal panel and general discussion animated by James Clifford (History of Consciousness), Jennifer Gonzalez (HAVC), and Herman Gray (Sociology). Read reviews of and interviews about the film here and here. Generously funded by the Arts Dean’s Fund for Excellence. Co-sponsored…

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May 2015

Public Screening of One Summer

May 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You're cordially invited to a free public screening of One Summer (2014, 93min.), with Director Yang Yishu (Nanjing University, China) in person. ABOUT THE FILM: One Summer is Director Yang Yishu’s first fiction feature. In tracing a woman’s efforts to find her husband and to understand why the police took him away without explanation, the film portrays the sentiment of perpetual anxiety, uncertainty and vulnerability that prevails contemporary China. The film was selected for the 19th Busan International Film Festival…

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Global Islam: A Weekend of Film and Video

May 29, 2015
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Friday, May 29th 4:00-5:30pm Videos by Mounir Fatmi: Mixology (2010), Technologia (2010), and Rain Making (2004) Discussion with: Tarek El Haik, Assistant Professor, Cinema, San Francisco State University Peter Limbrick, Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media, UC Santa Cruz. 7:00-9:00pm Feature film: Dernier Maquis/Aden, dir. Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche (France, 2008) Discussion with: Mayanthi Fernando, Associate Professor, Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz Peter Limbrick, Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media, UC Santa Cruz. Saturday, May 30th 10:00am-12:30pm Film screening: New Muslim Cool, dir.…

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December 2015

Screening of “Okinawa: The Afterburn” with Director John Junkerman

December 3, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

 Q&A with Director John Junkerman to follow the film Introduction by Professor Alan Christy, Department of History Directed by John Junkerman, long-term resident of Japan and Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, the brand-new “Okinawa: The Afterburn” is a sweeping, in-depth look at the wartime and postwar history of Okinawa and the massive American military presence on the island. Consisting of interviews and rare archival footage on the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, the 27-year American occupation and the ongoing struggles of the local people up until…

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February 2020

Mania Akbari: A Moon For My Father

February 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Mania Akbari collaborates with British sculptor Douglas White to coin a tender fusion of language, where a meeting of cinema and sculpture investigates the processes of physical and psychological destruction and renewal. Begun a matter of weeks after first meeting, the film charts a deepening artistic and personal relationship exploring the nature of skin, family, death, water, desire and, throughout, a powerful will to form. Akbari looks into the connection between her body and the political history of Iran, investigating…

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