Q&A with NAM JUNE PAIK: MOON IS THE OLDEST TV Filmmaker Amanda Kim, Co-Presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and The Korea Society
Monday, March 27
Moderated by author Mary H.K. Choi
NOTE: This screening is SOLD OUT.
A standby line will form at the box office 30 minutes prior to showtime.
The Asian American Writers' Workshop is dedicated to publishing and amplifying Asian American literary culture. Since our founding in 1991, we have worked to cultivate a radically inclusive community of Asian and Asian diasporic writers and readers to mobilize for a more just future.
The Korea Society is a nonprofit organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea. In pursuit of its mission, the Society arranges programs that facilitate discussion, exchanges and research on topics of vital interest to both countries in the areas of public policy, business, education, intercultural relations and the arts.
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.
Mary H.K. Choi is the New York Times bestselling author of Emergency Contact, Permanent Record and Yolk. Her writing has been featured in The Atlantic, The New York Times, New York and GQ. Previously, she was a culture correspondent for Vice News and has written comic books for Marvel and DC. She is currently developing Permanent Record for a feature film and Yolk for TV. She lives in New York City. Learn more about her at choitotheworld.com and @choitotheworld on Twitter and Instagram.