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Seeing Asia {Global Wednesday} FREE happy hour, music & panel

June 25, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How do we see Asia? Join us for an exploration of the ways in which film and media shape our understanding of Asia and Asian culture, both in the US and globally. A panel discussion will feature leading journalists and filmmakers who bring their diverse perspectives to this complex topic. This event is a collaboration of the Asia Society Northern California Young Professional’s Group and the Global Lives Project.

The panel will be presented against the backdrop of a Global Lives Project 12-screen video installation featuring video of daily life in Kazakhstan, Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, South Korea, Vietnam, Nepal and Turkey. Complete the experience with pop-up asian cuisine for dinner, cash bar and live music.

5:00 to 6:30pm – Happy hour & live Balinese Flute performance by Ken Worthy on Suling

6:30 to 7:30pm – Panel Discussion

7:00 to 9:00pm – Food, Music and Networking

This is a 21+ event. Drinks available for purchase at a cash bar.


Mary Kay Magistad, (moderator) former East Asia correspondent, The World
Masashi Niwano, Festival & Exhibitions Director, Center for Asian American Media

Naomi Ture, filmmaker, Global Lives Project

More panelists soon!


This event is part of Global Wednesdays, a Global Lives Project initiative designed to spark discussions about global citizenship, new media, and film education. Global Wednesdays are set against the backdrop of immersive, multi-screen video installations that showcase footage from the daily lives of individuals around the world.


Photos by David Harris (top: Folsom Street Foundry) & Antonius Riva Setiawan (bottom: Global Lives shoot in Sarimukti Village, Indonesia)


June 25, 2014
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Global Lives Project and Asia Society Northern California Young Professionals Group


Folsom Street Foundry
1425 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States
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