Talk: An Afternoon with Film Producer/Critic Peggy Chiao: Taiwan Cinema and Beyond

Event Date: 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 1:00pm

Event Location: 

  • 6020 HSSB

Event Contact: 

Speaker:

Peggy Chiao, Film Critic and Producer

 

UCSB East Asia Center Presents a Free Lecture, 
Co-sponsored by the Center for Taiwan Studies, Film and Media Studies, and the Mellichamp Fund

An Afternoon with Film Producer/Critic Peggy Chiao: Taiwan Cinema and Beyond

A Dialogue with

Peggy Chiao

Film Critic and Producer

Wednesday, February 26, 2014; 1:00-3:00 PM @McCune Conference Room 6020 HSSB

Peggy Chiao is a film producer, professor, and writer based in Taiwan but producing films from Taiwan and China. Educated at UT Austin and UCLA, Chiao is a major force in Chinese-language cinema and film studies, having 20 features, 5 documentaries, 3 television series, and 70 publications under her belt. She is widely reputed for championing the Taiwan New Wave in the 1980's by successfully introducing festival-favorites such as directors HOU Hsiao-Hsien, Edward YANG, TSAI Ming-Liang, ZHANG Zuo-Ji, and LIN Cheng-Sheng. Chiao also helped China's 5th and 6th Generation filmmakers to be recognized by the international stage, including WANG Xiao-Shuai, LIU Fen-Dou, LI Yu, TIAN Zhuang-Zhuang, and LI Shao-Hong.

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