International Front: Hong Kong 2020 (documentary)

Produced by Pei-Yu Lin from Jan. 2020 to May 2021. –

“International Front: Hong Kong 2020” is a 20-minute documentary filmed, edited, and produced by Pei-Yu Lin as her master’s project at The University of Arizona. She documented how overseas Hong Kong activists continued to promote the democracy of Hong Kong in Taipei, Houston, and Seattle in 2020.

USS Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Bremerton (video)

Bremerton, Wash.–July 23, 2021. Published on Kitsap Sun.

Pei-Yu Lin/Kitsap Sun

The USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier arrived in Bremerton Thursday to begin a year and a half of work at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

Pei-Yu Lin shot and edited the video for Kitsap Sun, part of the USA Today Network.

The Stigma of Belly Dance – The Blurred Line of Sex & Sensual (video)

TUCSON, Ariz.–Jan. 17, 2020. Published on Arizona Sonora News.

The Stigma of Belly Dance: The Blurred Line of Sex & Sensual (Pei-Yu Lin shot and edited this video).

Belly dancers often face sexual harassment when audiences mistakenly associate belly dancing with the sex industry. 

Pei-Yu Lin interviewed belly dancers at Xanadu Dance Studio in Tucson, and senior dancers Carmen Evans and Ramona Grewe, to shed light on this issue and provide solutions to the problem. 

What do the University of Arizona faculty think about the Hong Kong National Security Law? (radio)

TUCSON, Ariz.–Oct. 9, 2020. For Arizona Cat’s Eye.

Taiwanese people participate in a rally to support the first anniversary of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests at Liberty Square in Taipei, Taiwan on Jun. 13, 2020. Photo: Peiyu Lin
Reported and Produced by Peiyu Lin on Oct. 9, 2020.

After China implements the Hong Kong National Security Law, professors who teach China affairs at several US universities decided to take certain measures, such as coding students’ names or adding warning labels to protect students from the risks of being prosecuted by Chinese authorities this semester, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In this radio feature story, Pei-Yu Lin interviewed the faculty and a recent graduate at the University of Arizona Department of East Asian Studies to find out what they think about the situation.