Programmers’ Blog

 

Reality in Long Shots: Peggy Chiao

The AAAFF is honored to welcome one of Taiwan’s preeminent film scholars and producers to Austin for a post-film discussion following A CITY OF SADNESS, screening this Saturday at the AFS Cinema!

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Reality in Long Shots: A CITY OF SADNESS

Our Hou Hsiao-hsien series concludes on Saturday, September 29th with a rare screening of the director’s 1989 classic, preceded by an opening reception and followed by a discussion with Taiwanese cinema expert Dr. Peggy Chiao!

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AAAFF ’16 Docs on PBS!

Several AAAFF ‘16 documentaries have made its broadcast premiere on PBS this month, and are now streaming at PBS.org…

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Transcending the Limits: King Hu’s “New Wuxia Century” and After

For Hu, only film could fully realize the promise of Chinese stage traditions. As he told Tony Rayns, “I’m very interested in the Peking opera, and particularly its movement and action effects, although I think it’s difficult to express them adequately on stage … the physical limitations are too great.”

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