Film Screening in the Presence of the Directors Dean Brink and Wong King Fai

Part of the International Conference: Poetic Tightrope Walks. Time, Space, Bodies and Things in Contemporary Sinophone Poetry

Date / Time

September 30, 2022, 4-7 pm

Venue / Registration

University of Zurich, Room RAA G15, Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich

Films

1. Dean Brink (US / Taiwan): Horizons of the Rising Sun: Postcolonial Nostalgia and Politics in the Taiwan Tanka Association Today (旭日東升:當代台灣歌壇的後殖民鄉愁與政治) (2017; DVD 2020).

A documentary film featuring interviews with the last generation of Taiwanese educated in the period of Japanese rule and current members of the Taiwan Tanka Poetry Association.

2. Wong King Fai (Hong Kong) with the following short films:

Leaf Enchantment (2015)

Umbrella Dance for Hong Kong (2020)

Garden of Forking Dreams (2021)

Contact

Dr. Justyna Jaguscik

Convenor

Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies - Chinese Studies
University of Bern - Department of Linguistics