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-POSTPONED- Emerging Asian Urbanisms: Film Screenings

This event has been POSTPONED due to university’s recommendation of the cancellation of non-essential gatherings.
It will be rescheduled a later date (likely Fall 2020).
Thank you for your understanding.
The Emerging Asian Urbanisms series at the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) invites you to the Film Screening and exchange workshop to spark discussion and peer review of unfinished or finished films. The purpose of this event is to allow for a space to showcase ongoing student and scholarly work for the exchange of ideas and constructive feedback across departments and disciplines producing films and other film-based art and research on themes relating to Asian Urbanism.
Featured Films by York University Filmmakers
Nightcaller by Alexander Humilde, Department of Film
A short film about anonymous call centre agents navigating the ups and downs of Philippines’ most in-demand job revealing prevalent truths about cultural identity.
Canaan by Weibin Wang, Department of Anthropology
A film about a Chinese father and daughter living in Markham and their ordinary struggles in the absence of the mother.
Barangay Magiting (Village Heroes) by Chaya Ocampo Go, Department of Geography
A short film highlighting the complexity of disaster events and grassroots response efforts among community members in Metro Manila.
RSVP: This event will be catered. Kindly RSVP ( and indicate any dietary preferences by 11 March 2020.


Mar 18 2020


12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower | Keele Campus @ York University
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