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Thursday, June 28 • 1:15pm - 2:25pm
Telling Our Stories through Film
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Lu Chuan

Lu Chuan is considered one of the most talented young directors in China. Lu’s most recent film, City of Life and Death, won him great international renown. Cinema Without Borders of his directing: “Lu Chuan’s a master at choreographing action sequences. Like Kurosawa or Scorcese, he manages to personalize characters in the midst of the most chaotic violence. … Lu Chuan’s existential portrait of complicity and... Read More →
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Philip Kennicott

Philip Kennicott is the art and architecture critic of The Washington Post, which he joined in 1999. He has served as chief classical music critic for the Detroit News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he also worked for two years as an editorial writer. In 2006, he was an Emmy Award nominee for a video journal, “Fueling Azerbaijan’s Future,” about democracy and oil money in Azerbaijan. He won a Cine Golden Eagle for the... Read More →
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Fan Lixin

Fan Lixen is a film director and journalist. His debut feature documentary Last Train Home deals with the world’s largest human migration by millions of factory workers every year during the Chinese New Year. Last Train Home won the 2009 Joris Ivens Award, was selected in the world documentary competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and won top prizes at RIDM (Montreal) and the Whistler International Film Festival. In 2006, Lixin... Read More →
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Louie Psihoyos

Louie Psihoyos is executive director of the Oceanic Preservation Society and director of The Cove. The documentary film has won over 70 awards globally from festivals and critics, including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2009. Psihoyos is widely regarded as one of the world’s most prominent still photographers. He has circled the globe dozens of times for National Geographic and has shot hundreds of covers for magazines... Read More →

Thursday June 28, 2012 1:15pm - 2:25pm
Koch Building, Booz Allen Hamilton Room