Shutting Down Bangkok: Street Life & the Cinema of ViolenceFebruary 7, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Tokioka Room, Moore Hall 319
Dr. Noah Viernes
Akita International University, Japan
Professor Viernes looks at the politics of contemporary images in Thailand, especially during the recent campaign to shut down Bangkok, as a means of connecting storytelling with the politics of everyday life in the Thai capital. A short film that replays several scenes from the ongoing protests will accompany the presentation.
Free and open to the public
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Mānoa Campus