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Past Events: screening
In collaboration with the News and Documentary program at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, ChinaFile, the online magazine of Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, will present a public screening and discussion of two films by young directors from China.
The East Asian Studies Center will present a screening of the documentary, My Life in China, on Thursday, April 6. Director Kenneth Eng and Writer/Producer Ehren Parks (bios) will be in attendance to introduce the film and engage in discussion with the audience.
The Yale Center for East Asian Studies will host a screening of the documentary "Raise the Umbrellas", about the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Movement.
This documentary film travels the globe to unravel a culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Director Ian Cheney journeys from Shanghai to New York to the American Midwest and beyond to uncover the origins of this iconic dish.
The East Asian Studies Center and the Institute for Chinese Studies will screen Xiaoyu Qin and Feiyue Wu's 2016 film, Iron Moon, a documentary about Chinese worker-poets.