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International Writing Program (IWP) Cinematheque

Sep 29, 2019

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

FilmScene,

118 East College Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening. 

Big Tuna (co-dir. Chicky Arad & others, Israel, 2003; 50 min)

Presented by Roy Chicky ARAD (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, performance; Israel) who is an activist, musician/performer and writer, with eight published volumes of poetry and prose. He edits the poetry magazine Ma'ayan, translates, largely poetry, and writes for the daily Ha’aretz.  The Culture Guerilla group, which he co-founded, takes poetry into Israeli streets. He participates courtesy of Fulbright Israel.

Best Wishes (dir. Chan Ping-Chiu; Hong Kong, 2018; 50 min)

Presented by CHAN Ping-chiu (drama; Hong Kong) who is the founder the experimental theater group Sand & Bricks for young artists, the artistic director of the On & On Theatre Workshop, an educator, and a widely awarded veteran stage director and playwright. In 2013, he was selected by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council as the Year’s Best Artist (Drama). He participates courtesy of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.CHAN Ping-chiu (drama; Hong Kong) is the founder the experimental theater group Sand & Bricks for young artists, the artistic director of the On & On Theatre Workshop, an educator, and a widely awarded veteran stage director and playwright. In 2013, he was selected by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council as the Year’s Best Artist (Drama). He participates courtesy of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

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