Seeing in the Dark: Asia’s Independent Cinema Spaces in the Midst of Uncertainties
NANG, the biannual print-only magazine entirely dedicated to cinema in Asia is organising a panel discussion to celebrate its upcoming new special online issue focused on “Independent Cinema Spaces in Asia”. Five specialists will gather to discuss independent film exhibition across Asia and their importance to media culture in the region. Speakers will cover a range of theaters and exhibition spaces in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines and South Korea. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A.
This panel discussion is organized by NANG as part of its “Independent Cinema Spaces in Asia” project and made possible through the auspices of the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University (CEAS).
Speakers in the panel are: Chen Chih-Ting (Hong Kong Baptist University), Aaron Gerow (Yale University), Kim Soyoung (Korea National University of Arts), Ma Ran (Nagoya University), Jasmine Nadua Trice (University of California, Los Angeles) and moderated by Aiko Masubuchi (Independent Cinema Spaces in Asia, Project Leader).