Legend Lin Dance Theatre Documentary Screening: The Walkers (行者)

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

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Tuesday, January 30, 20185:00PM - 9:30PMInnis Town Hall Theatre
2 Sussex Ave, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
M5S 1J5
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Description

“The Walkers” (行者) is a documentary film whose director took over 10 years to make. It presents the story of renowned Taiwanese choreographer Lin Lee-chen and her Legend Lin Dance Theatre. Extracting the essential details of Lin’s daily life, the film explores the origins of her dance, contemplates the poetic and ritualistic movements she creates, and delineates her lifetime pursuit of aesthetic concerns.

For more information about the film please click here.

Country: Taiwan
Year: 2015
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 141 min
Director: Singing CHEN
Producers: Singing CHEN, LIN Leh-Chyun

January 30, 2018 Screening – Schedule of Events:

5:00PM REGISTRATION OPENS – Reception with Taiwan inspired cuisine
5:30PM WEBSITE LAUNCH – The Taiwan Gazette (Global Taiwan Studies Program, Asian Institute)
6:00PM FILM SCREENING
8:30PM POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION

MODERATOR:
PROF. ANTJE BUDDE, Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies, University of Toronto

DISCUSSANTS:
LIN LEE-CHEN (林麗珍), Artistic Director, Legend Lin Dance Theatre

Legend Lin Dance Theatre will perform at the following Canadian venues in January and February 2018:
“Canadian Dance Festival”, January 20 at the National Arts Center in Ottawa
“Danse Danse”, January 24 to 27 at the Theatre Maisonneuve in Montreal
“PuSH International Performing Arts Festival”, February 3 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver

Contact

Shannon Garden-Smith
(416) 946-8996


Speakers

Prof. Antje Budde
Moderator
Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies, University of Toronto

LIN Lee-Chen (林麗珍)
Discussant
Artistic Director, Legend Lin Dance Theatre



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