CultureLights, Camera, Asia!

Tune in every Saturday to“Lights, Camera, Asia!” for a closer look at Asian history and culture through the medium of film. Each week, Jake Chen presents an Asian movie and explores the time and place in which it is based, offering a closer look at the elements that shape the region as we know it today.    

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21 March, 2019
Jake Chen
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14 March, 2019
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07 March, 2019
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02 February, 2019
Jake Chen

This week we look at "Blue Gate Crossing". Released 2002, it was a breath of fresh air in a world of overly-dramatized and simplified teen movies. The film focuses on confusion, a feeling that all teenagers inevitably face at some point. 

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26 January, 2019
Jake Chen

Story aside, "Our Times" resonates with the audience in Taiwan because it's partially a trip to the past. Most of the movie takes place in the early 1990's, and it features items, activities, topics in that era. 

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