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Dreading the apocalypse? Go watch a movie! | Malia Kiang | TEDxTufts

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As a Film and Media Studies and Philosophy scholar, Malia Kiang has spent a lot of time thinking about the end of the world. In her talk, she shares what it was like to live through the 2018 false missile alert in Hawai’i and how she found unexpected comfort in apocalyptic films. Drawing from personal experience and media theory, she proposes that frightening fictions can prepare us to better appreciate and come to terms with our everyday challenges

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