CCAS Film Series

The Chao Center for Asian Studies, with the organizational efforts of its postdoctoral fellows, sponsors the Chao Center for Asian Studies Film Series. Themes for the series vary depending on the academic interests of the postdoctoral fellows who host them. Former series include:

Fall 2017

Documenting Korea and Its Others

  • Habitual Sadness (낮은 목소리 2, 1997)
  • Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits (만신, 2013)
  • Our School (우리 학교, 2006)


Never Give Up!: Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice (2017)

Spring 2017

New Women on the Move

  • Sweet Dream (미몽, 1936) & Keijo (경성, 1940)
  • Tosuni: Birth of Happiness (또순이: 행복의 탄생, 1963)
  • The Contact (접속, 1997)


The Sound of Old Rooms (Kokkho-Poth, 2011)

Safe (documentary in progress)

Fall 2016

Politics of Memory in Contemporary Korean Cinema

  • Ode to My Father (국제시장, 2014)
  • My Father's Emails (아버지의 이메일, 2012)
  • Assassination (암살, 2015)


Gulabi Gang (2012)