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I was born, but... Artistic Director @PacArtsMovement. Faculty @SDSU_TTF. Co-troublemaker @wakeupsatschool.

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It's always a pleasure having icons @michellekrusiec @MsLynnChen in the theatre talking with @husbrian about the im… https://t.co/By9caSfYyS
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11/18
2019
In Ep. 82, @originalspin and @angryasianman welcome @husbrian, artistic director of the San Diego Asian Film Festiv… https://t.co/tXi0VCB1NR
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11/15
2019
@mangiotto @adatseng @PacArtsMovement Walter, I am reacting to this article the same way you reacted to the stuffed… https://t.co/3CjA55DUEo
11/10
2019
@adatseng @Quincetessence @nancywyuen @AlexMLu @KatJiang @wakeupsatschool I would add the Surrogate Valentine films… https://t.co/lLTYD3nmbD
11/5
2019
We produced a movie! THE PARADISE WE ARE LOOKING FOR, an omnibus film featuring four Asian American stories in San… https://t.co/gb9D37vSvf
11/4
2019
During this Oscar campaign season, Lauren Greenfield's documentary about Imelda Marcos is stirring controversy. Tur… https://t.co/kr8pUhjCz4
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11/2
2019
The #Taiwan Academy in #LA and the #UCLA Film & Television Archive @UCLAFTVArchive are pleased to present a timely… https://t.co/j2Mq45VFzb
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10/18
2019
@ninaleslie @latimes It's a fantastic film! We discussed it on a season 2 episode of the @wakeupsatschool podcast.… https://t.co/IF5WJLA8za
10/7
2019
@BehzadSandila @anthonyocampo In any case, this is an important discussion to continue and to find solutions to. Th… https://t.co/GTuWL2adyd @BehzadSandila @anthonyocampo There is also the issue of how to maintain cultural memory: how to assure that films… https://t.co/n8q0rCts0N @BehzadSandila @anthonyocampo But the most important issue for me is how to get more Fil-Ams in film criticism and… https://t.co/BV54XZfdPt @BehzadSandila @anthonyocampo We can also note that, if we go beyond the cult of the director as the usual site of… https://t.co/Xpv4ZaemVi @BehzadSandila @anthonyocampo But I appreciate their decision to publish all films with votes online. That is where… https://t.co/rmp4cK5REi @BehzadSandila @anthonyocampo I was stunned by that too, but the editors and I discussed and decided we should stic… https://t.co/UgxEP6a40P @hpmendoza @latimes All of your films got votes! @hlnkim @JustinCChang @latimes Each contributor could list between 5 and 20 films, depending on what they felt comf… https://t.co/JG6wmolsNO
10/5
2019
Extra thanks to @JustinCChang for believing in this project from day one and for ushering it into existence.The project is very much an extension of the work @adatseng and I have been doing at @wakeupsatschool, finding ways… https://t.co/ZHdW9o4JkYI organized a critics/curators poll of the 20 greatest Asian American films of the last 20 years for the @latimes.… https://t.co/KSfriqnmKb
10/4
2019
@adatseng I am indeed entertained. And filled with fuzzy @asiapacificarts memories. I guess with Twitter we don't h… https://t.co/gJWnpJKeTi
9/26
2019
Lav Diaz has entered the Saturday School pantheon. It was illuminating to visit Batang West Side in the context of… https://t.co/Q8XKVwLlxy
8/6
2019
@Mikeaveli2682 I remember seeing it at Edwards Long Beach Town Center and it was so packed people sat in the aisles… https://t.co/9V6iEbXtFH
8/3
2019
"The Moon Represents My Heart" at @mocanyc is the most moving historical exhibition I have ever experienced. The mu… https://t.co/Q5uJelHLjq
7/26
2019
Critics and teachers of film should study @MuraDavid closely: "clinging to a white definition of social reality [is… https://t.co/XC9Ul5ZkPJ
6/16
2019
@MatchCuts Forever champs
6/10
2019
Did you know Nobuhiko Obayashi followed up Hausu with a baroque youth romantic about Japanese in America, featuring… https://t.co/yOaTdSx0R0
6/2
2019
On the latest episode of @wakeupsatschool, Ada and I talk the Taiwan classic Home Sweet Home, the melodramas of bra… https://t.co/1wHrAYEmxv
5/26
2019
OMG Bong Joon-ho just broke into cinema's mansion and drank all the whiskey. Palme d'Or y'all #Cannes2019
5/25
2019
Congrats to Un Certain Regard winner The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao (Karim Ainouz), the only film I sobbed t… https://t.co/TZSVL62eWG @ChristerEm It had silly disguises, a naked party, misplaced affection, and Whitney Houston's "Greatest Love of All… https://t.co/8Dvpo0ShfD
5/24
2019
Bong Joon-ho's Parasite is the most fun I've had in a movie theater since...Toni Erdmann? Magic Mike XXL??? #Cannes2019
5/23
2019
Wow China representative of Cannes Classics selection Diary of a Nurse just apologized for the feminism of the 1957… https://t.co/VV9bCXWrY7
5/21
2019
🎨📖28🎶😭 #Cannes2019Rejoice! The rain will be gone for the next five hours in Cannes and I will be spending them all indoors watching t… https://t.co/TaXpwQN61D
5/20
2019
Or maybe he hired actors to play actors to direct the movie for him? I'm speechless. But somebody definitely got hypnotized.Herzog on his FAMILY ROMANCE LLC: "In my film there is not a single moment that you have ever seen in a movie." He… https://t.co/UH8d3HlnQFZOMBI CHILD: Bonello's Nocturama follow-up a rich stylish dream, but seriously nobody is asking for indulgent Frenc… https://t.co/xQ6XbJZ6iyTO LIVE TO SING (Johnny Ma): earnest Sichuan opera crowdpleaser proves Chinese displacement drama can still move. A… https://t.co/Hp7tNFfeWm
5/19
2019
This panel on fugitive histories of Asian American cinema is the best research on Asian American media I’ve seen in… https://t.co/KB7sczC2N0
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4/27
2019
“We aim for nothing less than transforming the face of Asian cinema here in the United States.” - #PacArts Artistic… https://t.co/hu6QBXikZm
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4/14
2019
⁦@husbrian⁩ creates a “pessimism scorecard” to examine Hong Kong sports films about losing #SCMS19 https://t.co/I8JQhg50CO
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3/17
2018
Thrilled to announce that my book "Worldly Desires: Cosmopolitanism and Cinema in Hong Kong and Taiwan" is now out… https://t.co/RdydalVyqg
11/28
2018
@augustatakikos @sdaff Wang Bing scheduled to attend!
10/20
2018
Dear American and French film distributors of Asian cinema: all the endorsement quotes in your press kits are by wh… https://t.co/PqD7kUAQ6o
9/13
2018
Partly because I know that anti-blackness is real in parts of the Asian Am community, I wonder how we are discussed… https://t.co/XBoigDRhgoNot conversations white people have (I know the answer). But conversations by non-white critics and commentators wi… https://t.co/8MM5YnKztaI'm proud and grateful to work in the Asian Am arts space. The conversations are beautiful and strange and empoweri… https://t.co/Q9BCNEyAWEGasped a little to see that the latest episode of my favorite podcast Still Processing focuses on Asian American is… https://t.co/DqrYtPI7XX
6/29
2018
@TimGrierson @GuyLodge Thank goodness for @Wesley_Morris, @jennydeluxe and the greatest pod of all: https://t.co/LBKgBrNWGS
5/19
2018
Congrats to @ucpress on its 125th anniversary! They offered me my first internship as an undergrad and opened my ey… https://t.co/rfSg3dWUvQ
2/16
2018
@CCenizaChoy @wakeupsatschool @adatseng @oliverswang I read Empire of Care in grad school. It's all coming full circle!
1/7
2017
Final Saturday morning of the year: looking back at my favorite @wakeupsatschool episode of 2017, talking Asian Am… https://t.co/U1nM7mp2K9
12/30
2017
@arshadfilms Haven't seen it! There are others in theaters I'll be prioritizing first.
12/26
2017
@joelnanderson @MarvinYueh @questthedoc @theworkmovie Deck all of the halls... for the price of one! @MarvinYueh He's in every scene. If you must, buy a ticket for @questthedoc or @theworkmovie or YOUTH, watch those… https://t.co/nBYBcWJBmyTurns out Matt Damon saving Asians not nearly as eye-rolling as Asians saving Matt Damon. Hong Chau fantastic thoug… https://t.co/v3G9ZeIFYh @adatseng Season 15 topic: Asian American movies with the word "Wedding" in the title.
12/25
2017
Day after #SDAFF2017 and I am watching a new Bollywood film. 2018 programming begins!
11/20
2017
And like that, #SDAFF2017 comes to a close with the most important film of the festival: @ABetterManFilm Tickets st… https://t.co/MZMPVuF7S7
11/17
2017
Hmm... https://t.co/ry9L1DiqeP
11/13
2017
@quantumyoosh Worldly Desires: Cosmolitanism and Cinema in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Coming to a university library near you in 2018 or 2019!
11/9
2017
@AndrewAhnFilms Thanks! It's based in my dissertation on HK and Taiwan films and features a publicity photo from an… https://t.co/i4zj1J6H5YCan't stop chuckling at the cover of my upcoming book. Chuckling bc it's finally happening, but also bc OF COURSE I would choose this image.
11/8
2017
ICYMI, @adatseng and I survey the history of Asian Am music video with the help of the @podcastpotluck braintrust. https://t.co/LLoazU1B7C
10/30
2017
#SDAFF2017 lineup up! Hong x2, new and classic animation, Wang Bing's Locarno winner, Feng's Xiaogang's YOUTH, more. https://t.co/33eA3i4Pmd
10/14
2017
"Saturday School is short in length but packs a punch." Thanks for listening @theaudiosignal & for the work that yo… https://t.co/G7vVWajX2I
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10/10
2017
@chrstnchiao Why hello there Valen Hsu YouTube rabbit hole. See you on the other side of 1996.
9/9
2017
Season 3 starts today, in which we cruise j-town, a baby crawls by, and I misremember the title of @taikodeb's book. https://t.co/HTjjJhsCD3
8/26
2017
Today at @MC_IMR is @husbrian, who organized the In Focus wk, on Chinese International students at U.S. film schools https://t.co/Q40VYOrN3u
Retweeted by Brian HuBrian Hu continues our week by discussing Chinese International Student Filmmakers in the U.S.https://t.co/j8kRgCNdnc
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6/1
2017
Elvis/Trump/US analogy in Jarecki's PROMISED LAND doesn't always stick. But an entertaining, expensive, big-talking doc as/for America does.
5/26
2017
Walking by the Palais and the Twin Peaks theme is blaring into the streets as David Lynch and team descend the red carpet. #nightmares
5/25
2017
24 FRAMES, final Kiarostami. The last shot, if you can call it that, left me in tears. Cinema never dies. #Cannes2017
5/23
2017
CLAIRE'S CAMERA: layers of in-jokes calcify into a drop-dead delight. Hong reaches into his pocket, finds cinematic diamonds, and shrugs.
5/21
2017
OKJA "controversy" over distrib windows obscures Bong's critique of multi-nationals mining globe for labor and markets. Hm... #Cannes2017
5/20
2017
The 7th SDAFF Spring Showcase begins tonight with @PoiEMovie! Excited to bring @GookFilm @enemyalien @WindowHorses @aimthemovie & more to SD
4/20
2017
Spoke with my friends @adatseng & @husbrian about the first Asian American film I saw in the 80's. @wakeupsatschool https://t.co/LEeN08ISju
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3/18
2017
Tonight I movie-hopped into The Great Wall. Got to be Chinese cinema scholar, anti-Hollywood agitator, and cheapskate in one.
2/25
2017
For our 2nd season (on Asian Am romance), we begin with 1959's The Crimson Kimono and the hotness of James Shigeta.… https://t.co/NlGkYmobGM
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2/11
2017
Just pre-ordered my copy. Can't wait to finally read it! https://t.co/2AFaERlN0b
2/1
2016
@joelnanderson You're right. This one is close, though there's more that should be said about liberal complicity. https://t.co/9GzkL4pZBNLA LA LAND: isn't "make Hollywood great again" just the white liberal version of "make America great again"?
12/29
2016
Funny how every glowing review of CAMERAPERSON invokes documentary ethics, but that never includes the ethics of the western touristic gaze.
12/11
2016
He just doesn't stop! @husbrian introducing @traintobusan16 at #sdaff2016. #HazardCenter #MissionValley https://t.co/p12zY9NreD
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11/11
2016
#AlfredOlango #ElCajon https://t.co/o6FVbellRU
9/28
2016
@FilmStillLives I'm trying to do it right now too. Taking much inspiration from @skraicer 's Cinema Scope article.
9/18
2016
Saturday School Podcast starts today and @adatseng and I def didn't prep for class. Day 1: all things @parkrandall https://t.co/UhFqX5JyZp
9/10
2016
Coming Soon: Saturday School podcast. @husbrian & I teach your unwilling children about Asian Am pop culture history https://t.co/wPXTIoBYE5
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9/7
2016
Thanks @angryasianman for giving me space to guest blog! Oldies, time capsules, and "Remembering Taiwanese America" https://t.co/6n250xSICM
8/20
2016
@jimmypags3 @MatchCuts ❤❤❤
7/14
2016
@jimmypags3 @MatchCuts and I regret it the other 51 :(
7/12
2016
Let the wind https://t.co/KBtTRmgXUu
7/5
2016
@nuttylichee I'm honored.. especially for a film I like quite a bit! And let me know if you make it down to SD! @nuttylichee other Brian Hu's online are all doctors and engineers, so I'm going to guess yes? Also, I'm booking a July NYC trip!I review Jun Okada's book MAKING ASIAN AMERICAN FILM AND VIDEO for @FilmQuarterly. Spoiler: I liked it. https://t.co/79TS3pItzG
7/2
2016
A more accurate Twitter bio for me: 75% links to journalism I've written or recommend, 25% @iamsrk retweets to @husbrian to improve his life
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6/16
2016
A UCSD grad student seems to have unloaded their Chinese film seminar readings at @BOOKOFF. Yingjin Zhang, Zhen Zhang for cheap! #nerdtweet
6/11
2016
Can finally scratch Zhang Yimou's CODE NAME COUGAR off my bucket list. His leanest, but hardly meanest, film.
5/27
2016
Back from the Cannes Film Festival. I have so much @yoisthisracist to catch up on.
5/23
2016
Last Cannes screenings day is the best Cannes screenings day: Aquarius, Toni Erdman, Elle. The real winners. Time to bounce. Till next year!
5/22
2016

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