High Tech, Low Life
zaterdag 23 maart 2013 - 15:00
Q&A met activist Zola en regisseur Stephen Maing. Moderator is Jonathan Groubert
Activistisch blogger Zhou Shuguang (Zola) gebruikt een lichte toon om de aandacht te vestigen op zware Chinese maatschappelijke vraagstukken. Hij is te zien in de film High Tech, Low Life. Lees meer over Zhou Shuguang (Zola).
Stephen Maing is a New York-based filmmaker and artist. He is a fellow of the Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program and a grant recipient of the MacArthur Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, and the Independent Television Service. His filmmaking merges an interest in underrepresented individuals and communities, and the evolving considerations of identity, visual language and narrative structure. He co-produced and edited the award-winning documentary Lioness, which had its broadcast premiere on PBS's Independent Lens and directed the narrative film Little Hearts which won a Best Short Film audience award at the Slamdance Film Festival. His recent film High Tech, Low Life received Best Documentary awards at the Independent Film Festival of Boston and the Little Rock Film Festival, and Best Cinematography at the Woods Hole Film Festival. Stephen works as a cinematographer, editor and director on documentary and narrative films and teaches summer classes in documentary cinematography at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.
Jonathan Groubert is the host of the award-winning radio program, The State We’re In. He helped develop the show and has been its host since its inception in 2007, which broadcasts internationally each week from Radio Netherlands Worldwide. His informal, friendly style of conversation defines the tone of the program, which aims to get at the heart of first-person stories about how we treat each other around the world. Raised in Brooklyn, New York, he moved to the Netherlands nearly twenty years ago, where his calling in radio began as a freelancer. He wrote, produced and presented pieces on political, social and cultural issues for the BBC, Deutsche Welle and RNW. He began full-time work at Radio Netherlands as a newsreader and graduated to host of EuroQuest, a magazine program about Europe for Americans. His work has won many awards, including a World Gold Medal at the New York Festivals, and more recently a Gabriel for an interview he did for The State We're In.