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AAS Honolulu Alert: Free dGenerate Screenings of <i>1428</i> and <i>Though I Am Gone</i>

Though I Am Gone (dir. Hu Jie)

If you are attending the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) joint conference with the International Convention of Asian Studies (ICAS) this week in Honolulu, Hawaii – or if you happen to be in Honolulu, you are cordially invited to free screenings of films distributed by dGenerate: 1428 by Du Haibin and Though I Am Gone by Hu Jie. These screenings are organized by the Asian Educational Media Service (AEMS), which has put together a more extensive program of screenings than in past years.

AAS-ICAS Film Expo 2011: Seeing Asia Eye To Eye will take place March 31-April 2, 2011 in the Hawaii Convention Center’s ‘Emalani Theater, Room 320. The screenings are free and open to the public. This program is supported by the Henry Luce Foundation.

dGenerate representative Sean Shodahl will be attending the Expo and will be on hand for both dGenerate screenings. You may reach him at skshodahl *at* gmail *dot* com if you would like an in-person consultation.

1428 Directed by Du Haibin 2009. 60 mins. China. Distributed by dGenerate Films; Haibin Du’s award winning documentary of the earthquake that devastated Sichuan Province in 2008 as it explores how victims, citizens, and government respond to a national tragedy. Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:00pm

Though I Am Gone Directed by Hu Jie 2007. 68 mins. China. Distributed by dGenerate Films; In 1966, the principal of an all-girls school, was beaten to death by her students. The incident, one of the first to ignite the cultural revolution, is documented here as told to the filmmaker by her husband, in this gripping film. Saturday, April 2, 2011, 2:10pm

Visit AEMS for a full schedule of the screenings.

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