Tag Archives: asian

Film Series: The Handmaiden

2016. South Korea. Dir: Park Chan-wook. With Kim Min-hee. 144 min.

When a professional pickpocket is sent by a conman to serve as a Japanese heiress’s maid, the last thing she expects to discover is sexual freedom. Acclaimed director Park (Oldboy, Lady Vengeance) transposes Sarah Waters’s novel Fingersmith to Japanese-occupied Korea in this sensational erotic thriller.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

Looking for Performers for Indonesian 1000 Hands Dance

From Rizky Rahadianto ’15:

Are you interested in new EXOTIC culture experience? Have you ever dreamed to be part of a dance that doesn’t even need you to move from your seats? Do you just simply love Indonesian beach scenes? Then come practice with us! We are in need of performers for Indonesian 1000 Hands Dance, a traditional dance from Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia to be performed at Mabuhay.

If six of us, Indonesians, are combined with you, WES kids, how many fucking hands would we have?

Yessssss. ONE THOUSAND!!!

So, watch the video, and email me at rrahadianto[at]wesleyan[dot]edu if you are COOL enough to have fun with us.

PS: No audition!!! and only once a week commitment.

Mid Autumn Festival Celebrations

Join the folks at Asian/Asian American House, Chinese House, Japanese Hall, Full House, Taiwanese Cultural Society, Hong Kong Students’ Association and Panda Club for a night of fun-filled activities and amazing food! Mid Autumn Festival is a traditional festival celebrated by many in Asia, and a key feature of the celebration is viewing the round moon and enjoying mooncakes. We will serve traditional (and delicious) mooncakes, Chinese tea, and delicious Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine! We will also host a lantern walk and a talk by Professor Xiaomiao Zhu of the Asian Languages and Literatures Department – all for free!

Tickets are available for collection – free of charge – at Usdan on Thursday 9/15 from 11am till 2pm, while stocks last!

Date:   Saturday, Sept. 17
Time:   6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Place:  Asian/Asian American House Front Lawn (107 High Street, behind Butt B)