A Portrait of Sino-American Friendship

A Portrait of Sino-American Friendship

Obraz čínsko-amerického přátelství

Script: James T. Hong, Alex Baum
Photography: James T. Hong
Editing: James T. Hong
Sound: James T. Hong
Music: James T. Hong
Color: Colour
Language: English

San Franciscan filmmaker James T. Hong sees documentary film as a tool for realising a concept within a firmly defined frame. Therefore, he does not attempt to portray an objective reality, but at the same time his subjective perspective is not individually absolute; it is conditioned by an ideological starting point as a given that enables him to examine political, economic, and cultural relations between the West, Taiwan, and China, and for this it is enough for him to spend even a few minutes with a shoe cleaner.

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Festival edition: 2008
Sections: Short Joy
Exhibition format: DV PAL
Subtitle languages: Chinese, English


The leitmotif of this year’s edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will be memory