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James T. Hong

James T. Hong

United States / Website

Biography

James T. Hong is an Asian American filmmaker based in San Francisco, California, whose works tend to focus on philosophical topics and figures and controversial race and class issues.


Filmography:

Behold the Asian: How One Becomes What One Is (USA, 1999)
Taipei 101: A Travelogue of Symptoms (23´, USA, 2004)
The Form of the Good (5´, USA, 2005)
The Coldest War, Part 1 (8´, USA, 2006)
Suprematist Kapital - with Chen Yin-Ju (5´, USA, 2006)
Die Entnazifizierung des MH (18´, USA/Germany, 2007)
731: Two Versions of Hell (27´, USA/China/Taiwan, 2007)
A Portrait of Sino-American Friendship (4´, China, 2008)
Lessons of the Blood (106´, Taiwan/USA, 2010)
End Transmission (17', Taiwan/Netherlands/Germany, 2011)
The Turner Film Diaries (27', Taiwan, 2012)
Cutaways of Jiang Chun Gen -- Forward and Back Again (10', USA/Taiwan, 2013)

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731: Two Versions of Hell

731: Two Versions of Hell (Orig.) / 2006 / China, Taiwan, United States / 27 min

Troop No. 731 was a secret unit of the imperial armywhich tested biological weapons during WW2.

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