Sponsored by: Penn Museum
The 2022-2023 culture film series Folklife, a joyful celebration of local folkways: writing, storytelling, visual arts, handcrafts, cuisine, and other forms of expression which make places and people distinctive and create bridges to connect them with other cultures around the world.
Please stay for a catered reception to celebrate the season finale.
Dir. Kaia Rose (2021)
A small sweetshop in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles carries on the culinary tradition of mochi and other pastel confections, anchoring a Japanese-American community over three generations.
Dir. Lydiya Khan (2021)
A special carrot salad created by a hybrid of three cultures, Korean, Russian and Uzbeki, provides a premise to delve into this particular microculture created by an accident of history.
Speakers: Presented by Rob Buscher, Penn Asian American Studies, in conversation with the filmmakers