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Chao Center for Asian Studies Spring 2017 Film Series: Sweet Dream (1936) & Keijo (1940), February 28, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Film

Chao Center for Asian Studies

Speaker:
Han Sang Kim
Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies

Location:
Rice Media Center

Abstract:
In Sweet Dream, Aesun, a Korean Nora Helmer, gets a cab to catch the train that will take her to freedom.

Hiroshi Shimizu’s city symphony film Keijo depicts the streets and shopping promenades of colonial Seoul she might have strolled down.

"New Women on the Move" is a monthly Spring 2017 film series sponsored by the Chao Center of Asian Studies and hosted by Han Sang Kim, Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies. Part of the ASIA 327 course, every film screening is open to the Rice community and will be followed by an open discussion. Films are shown in Korean with English subtitles.