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Korean Movie Night: The Age of Shadows

This movie screening is free and open to the public! About the Movie: "A Korean police captain named Lee Jung-chool (Song Kang-ho) has been charged with rooting out members of his country’s resistance movement by his cruel Japanese overlords. But while Lee … Read more

Korean Movie Night: A Taxi Driver (2017)

A Taxi Driver is a 2017 South Korean historicalaction drama film directed by Jang Hoon, with Song Kang-ho starring in the title role, alongside Thomas Kretschmann. The film centers on a taxi driver from Seoul, who unintentionally becomes involved in the events of the Gwangju Democratization Movement in 1980.   Free … Read more

Goodness beyond Melodrama: Compassionate Awareness in Ozu’s Tokyo Story

Hyde Hall, University Room Chapel Hill, NC

Tokyo Story (1953), the most famous film in Ozu Yasuji's so-called "Noriko triology" and regularly ranked first among the top-ten greatest films of all time, is based loosely on Leo McCrarey's 1937 American melodrama, Make Way for Tomorrow. An elderly … Read more


TEAC 2019: Transnational Korean Cinema and Media

FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC

The Carolina Asia Center is proud to invite everyone to our Triangle East Asia Colloquium 2019 on the theme of Transnational Korean Cinema and Media from March 28 - 29, 2019 featuring short films and panelists from all around the … Read more

Screening of “Letter from Masanjia”

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC

Recently qualified for the 2019 Oscars, the award-winning and feature documentary "Letter from Masanjia" will be coming to you at the University of North Carolina! "Letter from Masanjia" tells the story of how a desperate SOS note from a Chinese … Read more


Cities of Cinema: Hollywood and Bollywood

Cities of Cinema: Hollywood and Bollywood Located on opposite sides of the globe, the cities of Los Angeles and Mumbai are homes to thriving international film industries known as Hollywood and Bollywood. This Dialogues seminar will compare and contrast these … Read more

Film Screening: Part-time Spy

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

Jang Young-Sil (Gang Ye-Won) barely lands a job at the NSA (National Security Agency). She is hired as a contract worker to write positive comments for the NSA. Na Jung-An (Han Chae-Ah) is a detective who often uses foul language. … Read more

Grit Documentary Screening

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

When Dian was six years old, she heard a deep rumble and turned to see a tsunami of mud barreling towards her village. Her mother scooped her up to save her from the boiling mud. Her neighbors ran for their … Read more

The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.