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Nam June Paik: Moon Is The Oldest TV

Directed by: Amanda Kim | 2023 | 1h 49m | Unrated

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O Cinema South Beach

1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach (786) 471-3269

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• Adults – $11.00
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With the Support Of

SPECIAL GUEST

AMANDA KIM, Director

Amanda Kim is a Korean American director and producer. A former creative director at Vice Media, she led U.S. video direction for i-D, Creators, and Garage magazine. Kim also worked on Viceland, Vice’s TV channel, as a creative producer in an experimental incubator where she directed a nimble production crew to test out pilots and innovative content formats.

*THIS SPECIAL SCREENING OF NAM JUNE PAIK: MOON IS THE OLDEST TV WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A POST-FILM DISCUSSION WITH DIRECTOR AMANDA KIM (via Zoom)!*
Exploring the work and life of Nam June Paik, who uses technology as an artistic canvas and is called the father of video art. He coined the term “electronic superhighway”.

The father of video art and coiner of the term “electronic superhighway,” Nam June Paik was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Born in Japan-occupied Korea, Paik studied as a classical musician before moving to Germany in the 1950s. Forever changed after encountering avant-garde composer John Cage, Paik became a member of the influential experimental art movement Fluxus, which created new forms of art and performance. Eventually immigrating to the United States, he became fully engaged with television and video art in a way that would revolutionize how the world thinks of image-making in the electronic age.

First-time feature director Amanda Kim tells the remarkable story of Paik as a citizen of the world and trailblazing artist, who both saw the present and predicted the future with astonishing clairvoyance. With Steven Yeun reading Paik’s own written words — showcasing the artist’s strategic playfulness and immense creativity – NAM JUNE PAIK: MOON IS THE OLDEST TV is a celebration of perhaps the most modern artist of all time.