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March 26, 2019

Film Screening, ‘Maineland’

Filmed over three years in China and the U.S., Maineland (2017) is a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. Part of the enormous wave of ‘parachute students’ from China enrolling in U.S. private schools, bubbly, fun-loving Stella and introspective Harry come seeking a Western-style education, escape from the dreaded Chinese college entrance exam and the promise of a Hollywood-style U.S. high school experience. As Stella…

Start: March 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Carolina Asia Center
Phone: +1.919.843.9065
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 28, 2019

Transnational Korean Cinema and Media Conference

The Carolina Asia Center is hosting the Triangle East Asia Colloquium 2019 on the theme of Transnational Korean Cinema and Media. The events will feature short films and panelists from all around the states. The reception will take place at 5:30 pm, followed by four film screenings at 6 pm and end with a Q and A at 8 pm with directors Juhui Kwon and Nick Neon. Juhui Kwon is an independent writer-director based in New York City, hailing from…

Start: March 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 3, 2019

Film Screening, ‘Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World’

This feature documentary follows an international team of open-source investigative journalists trained in social media mining, reconstruction techniques and visual analysis to shed light on news stories that are shrouded in secrecy, conspiracies and state-sponsored political spin. These range from the downing of the MH17 passenger airplane over Ukraine in the summer of 2014, the atrocities of the Syrian Civil War and most recently, the poisoning of a former Russian secret agent in the United Kingdom. The screening will be…

Start: April 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
End: April 3, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 6, 2019

Europe Week: Film Screening, ‘Europe at Sea’

The world has not been so volatile since the end of World War 2. Migration, conflicts, terrorism, cyber warfare, Brexit, the election of Trump and a shift towards nationalism are all contributing to the crumbling of the West’s world order. Through exclusive access to chief EU diplomat Federica Mogherini, award-winning film maker Annalisa Piras delivers a unique insight to the view from the top of the European Union, revealing how Europe is shaping up to face the challenges threatening its…

Start: April 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
End: April 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Varsity Theatre
Phone: +1.919.967.8665
123 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 10, 2019

Europe Week: Short Film Screenings, ‘Visualizing LGBTQ Identity in the EU’

This mini festival will feature several short films visualizing LGBTQ identity in the EU, from various member states’ perspectives. The discussion will be lead by experts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This event is part of Europe Week 2019, which is supported by the generous Getting to Know Europe grant from the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.

Start: April 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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