Hoài (Ongoing, Memory)

Synopsis

Centering on the story of a queer second generation Vietnamese American woman, this film explores the collapsing and intersecting realities of heartbreak: from romantic partnerships, to families, to nation states.

Analysis by:

Ash Burch

Aki Marumoto

Kirby Quillen

Valerie Wu

About the Project

About ATEC

Global Media Cultures

ATCM 3325 — Global Media Cultures surveys the importance of critical media studies for our understanding of the world. Every week, we explore a key issue in global studies through a variety of audiovisual materials, including films, tv shows, music videos, and social media. Class discussions focus on how media content represents local lifestyles for foreign audiences and how the global circulation of media creates a sense of belonging to the world. By the end of the course, students understand how media technologies create images and sounds about the world and critically evaluate how these images and sounds shape our perceptions of what the world is like and how it operates.

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Featuring fifteen other short films from around the world on the topics of race, migration, indigeneity, translation, and more.

Along side two student reviews per each short film.

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Featuring new works by:

Jalena Keane-Lee

Quyên Nguyen-Le

Cristin Stephens

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