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Columns, Film Review Essay

Day of the Western Sunrise

Day of the Western Sunrise By Keith Reimink Daliborka Films, 2018 76 minutes, DVD, Color Japanese language with English subtitles By Angie Stokes, with Keith Reimink [caption id="attachment_16419" align="aligncenter" width="894"] The Lucky Dragon, dwarfed by the Castle Bravo nuclear blast eighty-five miles away. Source: Screen capture from the documentary.[/caption] Day of the Western Sunrise is a Japanese-language, English-subtitled, animated documentary film that follows t...

Teaching Resources Essay

Message in a Bottle Cap: Stories for All Classes as Told by Korean Art

One tends to gain a more comprehensive understanding of a culture through the close examination of its messages, visualized in the medium of art. This essay will identify several ways in which an investigation of the visual arts can help students explore the impact of past events and understand the influence of contemporary issues on the development of resources and methods of artistic production, using case studies of Korean artwork. Access to this work in Korea, however, has often been limi...