RIT Hosts Taiwanese Film Exhibit and Speaker
March 6, 2001
by Michael Saffran
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Contemporary images of Taiwan will be highlighted in a film and photography exhibit at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Taiwan Today: Films and Photos, March 20—23 in RIT's Student Alumni Union, will feature the films, Pushing Hands at 8 p.m. on March 20; Grandma and Her Ghost at 8:30 p.m. on March 21; and Dust in the Wind at 8 p.m. on March 22. Ang Lee, director of Pushing Hands, also directed the Oscar-nominated movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. All films will be shown in RIT's Ingle Auditorium.
Videos, screened at 12:30 p.m. in Ingle Auditorium, will include This Island Our Home—The Four Seasons of Taiwan on March 20, Greeting the Lunar New Year on Taiwan on March 21, Images of Taipei on March 22 and A Dancing Feast—A Documentary on Taiwan Choreography on March 23.
Almost 100 photographs will be displayed in RIT's Fireside Lounge, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on March 21, with a reception featuring Taiwanese food at 5:30 p.m. on March 21. The photo exhibit will also be displayed 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on March 22 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 23.
Y.Y. Lee, deputy representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Washington, will speak about democracy, diplomatic relations between Taiwan and the United States, the Taiwanese economy and other issues related to Taiwan, 7 to 8 p.m. on March 21 in Ingle Auditorium.
Sponsored by the Taiwanese Student Association of RIT and the Taiwanese Association of Rochester, all events are free and open to the public.
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