Force of Stillness
Friday, November 4, 2016
7:00 PM–9:00 PM
East Coast Premiere
2015, Trinh T. Minh-ha, South Korea/USA/Vietnam, 90 min.
Made in commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, this film invites the viewers to expand their minds and understand the many dimensions of the “land of ten thousand springs.”
Featuring an introduction by and Q&A with the filmmaker followed by a book signing of Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared.
This screening is part of the two-day festival Force of Stillness: Film and Performance Inspired by Buddhism, curated by Amber Bemak. See the entire schedule and buy festival passes
About the Filmmaker
Trinh T. Minh-ha is a filmmaker, writer, composer, and professor of rhetoric and of gender and women’s studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work includes eight feature-length films honored in numerous retrospectives around the world, several large-scale collaborative installations, and numerous books including Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared; D-Passage: The Digital Way; Elsewhere, Within Here; and Cinema Interval. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Wild Dreamer Lifetime Achievement Award at the Subversive Festival, Zagreb, Croatia; the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women’s Caucus for Art; and the Trailblazers Award at MIPDOC, Cannes Documentary Film, France.
Forgetting Vietnam is presented in partnership with Women Make Movies.
Member Tickets: $18.00