James T. Hong (United States)

James T. Hong, born in 1970 in Minnesota, USA, is a filmmaker and artist based in Taiwan. He studied philosophy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and film & television production at the University of Southern California. In 1997 he founded the production company Zukunftsmusik, “a nomadic production entity.” Hong has been producing films and videos for nearly twenty years. He has produced works about Heidegger, Spinoza, Japanese biological warfare, and racism. His current research focuses on nationalism and disputed territories in East Asia.

Filmography

  • Behold the Asian: How One Becomes What One Is
    1999
  • Taipei 101: A Travelogue of Symptoms
    2004
  • The Form of the Good
    2005
  • The Coldest War, Part 1
    2006
  • Suprematist Kapital - with Chen Yin-Ju
    2006
  • Die Entnazifizierung des MH
    2007
  • 731: Two Versions of Hell
    2007
  • A Portrait of Sino-American Friendship
    2008
  • Lessons of the Blood
    2010
  • End Transmission
    2011
  • The Turner Film Diaries
    2012
  • Cutaways of Jiang Chun Gen - Forward and Back Again
    2013
  • Terra Nullius or: How to Be a Nationalist
    2015

Doc Alliance Members

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