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Online Screening: Heaven’s Crossroad, Kimi Takesue, 2002 —Events |  NTU CCA Singapore
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Online Screening: Heaven’s Crossroad, Kimi Takesue, 2002

15 Nov 2020, Sun - 28 Nov 2020, Sat 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Heaven’s Crossroad, Kimi Takesue, 2002
Video, colour, sound, 35 min
Rating: G

What does it mean to “look” cross-culturally? This film follows up on this question by creating a visual journey through Vietnam. Instead of following the established patterns of the classic documentary, Takesue creates an experimental experience that challenges the audience and invites us to reflect on what it means to “truly see another culture”. Within this beautiful visual travelogue, questions of desire, projection, and communication begin to appear, that are embedded in this idea of the cross-cultural encounter.

This film is part of the Film Programme: Speaking / Thinking Nearby, co-curated by Dr Marc Glöde, Assistant Professor, NTU ADM, and Dr Ella Raidel, Assistant Professor, NTU ADM and WKWSCI, and accompanies the exhibition, Trinh T. Minh-ha. Films.

 

Video introduction by Dr Marc Glöde

 

Interview with filmmaker Kimi Takesue

 

BIOGRAPHY

Kimi Takesue (United States) is an award-winning filmmaker and recipient of the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Fellowships in Film. www.kimitakesue.com

 

Image: Heaven’s Crossroad, Kimi Takesue, 2002, film still. © Kimi Takesue.