Lee Hsing, a veteran director from Taiwan,has directed 52 films over a span of 30 years, of which 7 won Best Feature Film awards and 3, namely, Beautiful Duckling (1964), Execution in Autumn (1972) and He Never Gives Up (1978) won Best Director awards at Golden Horse Film Festival. He has been a prime mover in setting different cinematic genres in Taiwan, from Taiwanese-language films, healthy realism films, Chiung Yao romance adaptations to nativist films. He has also been instrumental in promoting cross-straits interactions in filmmaking and Golden Horse Film Festival. He has been dubbed as a key enabler in the course of Taiwan filmmaking development history.
What are the key characteristics and unique features of Lee Hsing’s movies? What are the fundamental traditions that guided his movies and way of life? How has his movies influenced other filmmakers? Find out these and more at the panel with speakers comprising Lee Hsing; Zhang Jianyong, ex-Deputy Curator of China’s Film Archive Institute; Associate Professor Liu Hsien-cheng, Department and Graduate School of Media Arts,Kun Shan University, Taiwan; Wan Jen, Taiwan’s New Wave Cinema movie director. The panel will be moderated by Associate Professor Foo Tee Tuan, Deputy Director, UniSIM Centre for Chinese Studies, SIM University.
他在近三十年间导演了五十二部电影，其中有七部获得金马奖最佳剧情片的殊荣，而《养鸭人家》(１９６４)、《秋决》(１９７１) 和 《汪洋中的一条船》(１９７８)更获得金马奖最佳导演的肯定。从台语片、健康写实主义、琼瑶文艺爱情片到新乡土写实主义，他都是推波助澜的重要推手。此外，他致力于金马奖的事业和促进两岸电影的交流。他被誉为台湾电影发展历程中极为关键的人物，他是李行。
Date 日期: 25 April 2014 (Saturday)
Time 时间: 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Venue 地点: National Museum of Singapore, Gallery Theatre
Speakers 主讲人: Lee Hsing, Zhang Jianyong, Liu Hsien-cheng, Wan Jen
Moderator 主持人: Foo Tee Tuan
The talk will be conducted in Mandarin. Admission is free with registration. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, number of seats required and name of panel talk.