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Wong Karwai's The Grandmaster: Digitality, Identity, and the Possibility of Culture

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918

Dai Jinhua is Professor in the Institute of Comparative Literature & Comparative Culture at Peking University. Her talk will discuss Hong Kong director Wong Karwai's The Grandmaster (2013). Unlike his previous films, which often mine the problem of Hong Kong identity, his latest work takes up the issue of Chinese identity as a provisional digitalized cultural possibility.

For Columbia University students, there will be a pre-talk screening of The Grandmaster on May 10, 2:30 PM 4:50 PM in the International Affairs Building, Room 918. Registration is required for the screening. Please visit http://goo.gl/XCui5.

Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program and the Columbia University School of the Arts Master's in Film Studies Program.

Categories: Academic: Lecture