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Saturday, October 19 • 11:30am - 1:30pm
Emerging Visual Anthropologists Showcase

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In this special showcase, we present five exciting ethnographic documentaries by emerging filmmakers. The films include Living with Grace, through races and Ironman competitions, Grace pushes back against cancer, exploring the kind of medicine that exercise can provide. Mong Kok First Aid, photographs, fluorescent vests, and gas masks are shared like precious family heirlooms alongside harrowing stories of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement. Refusing to let go, see how weaving lessons spark an elderly woman's memory while passing down Zapotec cultural legacy. Surface Layer, Ryan Salch reveals how eczema affects a person psychologically and physically through this autobiographical portrait. Tea for Taiwan, bubble tea has become a surprising tool for Taiwanese-American activists in New York City.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and anthropologists Faye Ginsburg and Pegi Vail, directors of the New York University Center


Saturday October 19, 2019 11:30am - 1:30pm EDT

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