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Beyond the Bounds: Short films by Wenhwa Tsao

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Saturday, August 03, 2013

Time:

3:00pm

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Meeting Room A

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Professor Tsao is an award-winning filmmaker who was born and raised in Taiwan. Her short films have been screened in film festivals around the world, and she is a professor and director of graduate study in the Film & Video Department at Columbia College, Chicago. Three films will be shown:  Wonton, The tale of a young Chinese woman and her witty escape from an Immigration Customs raid; Arithmetic Lesson, the story of a seven-year-old Chinese American girl who defies and survives abuse from her au pair; and Towing, a female veteran's struggle to adjust to civilian life. On one fateful night, her war experiences come back to challenge her as she is forced to face a meaningless death. Coffee and refreshments will be served.

 

 

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