Q&A with NAM JUNE PAIK: MOON IS THE OLDEST TV Filmmaker Amanda Kim, Co-Presented by Asian CineVision
Sunday, March 26
Moderated by Hai-Li Kong, Special Exhibition Programmer for the Asian-American International Film Festival
Established in 1978 by Asian CineVision, the Asian American International Film Festival is the nation’s first and longest running festival of its kind and the premier showcase for the best independent Asian, Asian diaspora and Pacific Islander cinema. AAIFF is committed to film and media as a tool for social change and to supporting diversity and inclusion in the media arts. Asian CineVision (ACV) is a 501(c)(3) media arts nonprofit devoted to the development, exhibition, promotion, and preservation of Asian and Asian American experiences through storytelling. Their mission is to nurture and grow the community of makers and enthusiasts of Asian and Asian American independent film, television, and digital.
Amanda Kim is a Tokyo-raised, Korean American director and producer. After graduating from Brown University with a degree in Comparative Literature, she worked many odd jobs in music, fashion, and design, before landing a job at Vice Media. A former creative director at Vice Media, she led U.S. video direction for i-D, Creators, and Garage magazine. Kim also worked on Viceland, Vice's TV channel, as a creative producer in an experimental incubator where she directed a nimble production crew to test out pilots and innovative content formats.
Hai-Li Kong is a filmmaker and programmer based in NYC. She is special exhibition programmer for the Asian-American International Film Festival, where she focuses on highlighting ACV's rich archival material. She is also Video Production Lead at Think!Chinatown, a nonprofit dedicated to civic engagement through the arts in Manhattan's Chinatown.
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