ScreenTalk is a monthly documentary and discussion screening series designed to stimulate conversation.
Directed by Mu-Ming Tsai
60 minutes, Taiwan
HANZI is a documentary exploring international design, visual culture and identity through the lens of modern Chinese typography. The film explores subjects such as “How does language shape identity? What role does handwriting play in the digital age?” Collaborating with filmmakers from various countries, Hanzi includes interviews from ShaoLan, creator of Chineasy, renowned font designer Kobayashi Akira from Japan, veteran Chinese font designer Sammy Or, also the last Chinese letterpress type foundry in the world and more. Focusing on Chinese typography and keeping insights applicable globally, Hanzi encourages its audiences to revisit and rethink their own culture, language and identity.
Doors open at 6pm, film begins at 7pm.
TICKETS on sale now. $8 advance, $10 at door and $5 for students anytime.
SCREEN LOCATION: enter the front, left side of Carrigan’s Pub and look for the stairs on the INSIDE of the Pub. The screen is on the second floor.