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Sun, Sep 27, 2020


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Taiwanese Film Screening: Sen Sen  (Movie / Film)

A boy named Sen (Wu Zhi-Xuan) struggles to cope with the recent death of his older brother. While his mother works each night at a local convenience store, Sen rides his bike around their suburb. He does homework in a fast food restaurant, hanging out at a manhwa (comics) library, and searching through his later brother's mobile telephone. Via the telephone Sen learns that his brother was a regular viewer of a streaming videocast. Through the cast he contacts its presenter, an elderly woman known simply as Granny (Nina Paw). Granny is a taxi driver suffering from stage 4 lung cancer and has been given three months to live. She obstinately insists she will make it to day 100. Together she and Sen make an unexpected connection and develop a stronger acceptance of death between them.

Co-Sponsors: Asian pop-up Cinema, Asian Studies Center, Center for Gender in Global Context, Chinese Program, Film Studies Program, Global Studies in the Art & Humanities, LGBT Resource Center, Ministry of Education of R.O.C. (Taiwan), Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago
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Location: 105 S. Kedzie Hall
Price: Free
Sponsor: Asian Studies Center
Contact: Asian Studies Center
email pic asiansc@msu.edu