Eastern Memories


Co-presented with the 11th Imagine Science Film Festival

Niklas Kullström, Martti Kaartinen
2018 | 85 minutes
Country of Production: Finland
Countries Featured: China, Japan, Mongolia, South Korea
US Premiere | Directors in Attendance 

From the Mongolian steppes to the diplomatic circles of Tokyo, Asia has seen rapid economic and social transformation in the last century. Narration drawn from the writings of a late-19th-century linguist create a provocative sense of contrast against scenes of contemporary life.

Co-presented by Asia Society, Consulate General of Finland, New York, Linguistics at The Graduate Center, CUNY, Explorers Club, and Mongolia Connections

MARGARET MEAD FILMMAKER AWARD CONTENDER