Trinh T. Minh-ha – Screening of Forgetting Vietnam
- Higgins Hall Auditorium, 61 St James Place, Brooklyn Campus
- October 4, 2018 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trinh T. Minh-ha is a filmmaker, writer, composer and Professor of Rhetoric and of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work includes: eight feature-length films, among them, Night Passage (2004) and Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989), honored in numerous retrospectives around the world; several large-scale collaborative installations such as L’Autre marche (Musée du Quai Branly, Paris 2006-2009), Old Land New Waters (3rd Guangzhou Triennale 2008); and numerous books, more recently Lovecidal. Walking with The Disappeared (2016), D-Passage. The Digital Way (2013), and Elsewhere, Within Here (2011). She is the recipient of several awards, including the Wild Dreamer Lifetime Achievement Award at the Subversive Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014; the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women’s Caucus for Art, 2012; and the Trailblazers Award, MIPDOC, Cannes Documentary Film, France, 2006.
5 PM: Opening reception
5:30 PM: Film screening of Forgetting Vietnam (2016), Dir. Trinh T. Minh-ha, followed by Q and A with the filmmaker.
This event has been co-sponsored by: Department of Humanities and Media Studies, Film/Video Department, Global South Center, Pratt Senate Academic Initiatives Fund, MFA in Performance + Performance Studies, MFA in Writing’s “Writing Activisms” series, and the Graduate Program in Media Studies.
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