“As We Like It and Taiwanese Feminism,” Screenshot: Asia Film Festival, University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 10:30 pm Eastern Time
Set in an internet-free neighborhood in the bustling metropolis of Taipei in the near future, this colorful film follows Orlando and Rosalind and three other potential couples in their search for one another. The film features an all-female cast including two trans actresses.
Based on Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It, this Taiwanese film is co-directed by Chen Hung-I (whose works include The Last Painting) and Muni Wei, founder of Shakespeare’s Wild Sisters company.
Film screening at 8:30 pm, Thursday October 7, 2021.
Talkback at 10:30 pm, Thursday October 7, 2021, featuring Alexa Alice Joubin (the author of Shakespeare and East Asia) and Charles Exley (University of Pittsburgh).
Register here for the virtual event.