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SEAxSEA: The Southeast Asia x Seattle Film Festival
Jan 25, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 4:30 pm, repeating until Jan 26, 2018
4:30pm-7:30pm, January 24-26, 2018
Thomson Hall 101
The SEAxSEA Film Festival is part of the Southeast Asia Center’s mission to actively organize Southeast Asia-related programs, and features films that explore Southeast Asia in its diversity, emphasizing underrepresented communities and youth-produced visions of the past, present, and future.
On this, our inaugural year, we are proud to feature two full-length documentaries featuring indigenous female storymakers from Southeast Asia. “War is a Tender Thing” by Adjani Arumpac features the conflict in Mindanao, Philippines, vis-a-vis her own heritage as half-Muslim and half-Christian. “The Peace Agency” examines the role that a grassroots women’s organization founded by Lian Gogali has in maintaining peace and rebuilding Poso, Indonesia. In addition, we are proud to feature many short films from the region, most of them proudly student-made.
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