Black

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DOCUMENTARY FILM IN POST-AUTHORITARIAN SOCIETIES ICONDocumentary Film in Post-Authoritarian Societies

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Black

  • 2013
  • Directed By: Ke Chin-yuan
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Documentary
  • 58 Minutes
  1. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Black

Post-screening panel with scholars will follow the film. Details can be found below.

 

Black investigates water pollution in Taiwan and its consequences for both the environment and poor communities who rely on contaminated crops. It asks, why have factories been allowed to sprout amidst green fields? How can a country address the issue of food security when it turns a blind eye to the poisoning of its croplands? Renowned documentary film director Ke Chin-yuan poses sharp questions about how pollution affects the livelihoods of the poor in a country increasingly concerned with environmental degradation and food safety. In Mandarin with English subtitles. (HD Presentation)


The post-film panel will include:

Tze-lang Sang, Professor, Michigan State University, Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, an expert on Taiwan’s independent documentary film

Alex Lichtenstein, Professor, Indiana University, Department of History, an expert on labor history and struggles for racial justice in South Africa

Susan Hwang, Professor, Indiana University, East Asian Languages and Cultures, a literature and film scholar who specializes in dissident politics in post-1960s South Korea

Joshua Malitsky, Professor, Indiana University, The Media School; Director, Center for Documentary Research and Practice.

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