[SECTION 3] Cold War Theater / October 14th?19th

Cutaways of Jiang Chun Gen ? Forward and Back Again

USA/China/Taiwan, 2012, 10min, Color, Digital File

James T. Hong

지앙춘건의 상처
This documentary short is a portrait of an elderly Chinese farmer who was infected by Japanese biological warfare (glanders) in 1942, when he was two years old. The rest of his immediate family members perished from infections, but he survived and persevered for seventy years with open wounds.
James T. Hong has been producing thought-provoking, unconventional, and occasionally controversial films and videos for nearly twenty years. His moving image works have been shown at many prominent and obscure film festivals and galleries throughout the world.