In this episode we are again joined by Ting Guo and Eddy Wang to discuss the hilarious and controversial JOJO RABBIT (2019), by director Taiki Waititi. We explore how magical realism, play, and platonic love can be used to critique Fascism in Cinema
About our Guests:
Ting Guo is Assistant Professor at the Department of Language Studies,
University of Toronto, author of Politics of Love: Religion, Secularism, and Love as a Political Discourse in Modern China, and co-host of the Mandarin podcast called “in-betweenness” (https://shicha.buzzsprout.com/). Guo also has a chapter in our upcoming volume, Representing Religion in Film, where she discusses some of the themes we cover in this episode.
Eddy Wang is a former student of mine, coder, critical theorist, and contributor to TETC, an experimental translation collective (https://tetcollective.com/?fbclid=IwAR1TpvfdWJF0BK3vEnKpBULi-odh9SJ_ggauGlbNxHlQBE0C_OyBOy9Fr5s)
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