Cinema China, Culture China: Film Festival and Conference

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From 21-Oct-11 11:00 am through 9:30 pm


Morningside Campus and Film Society of Lincoln Center



Cinema China, Culture China: Film Festival and Conference

Five-day festival celebrating the relationship between the United States and China through cinematic and cultural perspectives. The festival will provide first-hand exposure to Chinese art and culture, inspiring new perspectives on day-to-day life in China and Chinese heritage, as well as revealing thoughts, views, and tastes reflected in Chinese movies, performances, and other cultural artifacts. It also offers the unique opportunity to communicate with top scholars in Chinese Studies.

October 17–21, 2011 

All-day conference on Morningside Campus, 

October 20, 7:30-9:30 pm - not open to the public

University Seminar on the Sites of Cinema at Faculty House (64 Morningside Drive )
Round-table: Between the Center and the Periphery: Chinese Cinema Today

Chair: Weihong Bao, Asst. Professor of East Asian Studies
Yingjin Zhang, Professor of Modern Chinese Literature, Dept. of Literature, University of California-San Diego: "National Cinema as Translocal Practice"
Laikwan Pang, Assoc. Professor of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Cultural and Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong: "Holding onto to the Margin: Some Recent Developments of Hong Kong Cinema"
Chen Xihe, Professor and Dean, College of Film and Television, Shanghai University: "On the Blockbuster Films in Contemporary China"

October 21, 2011

Screening at Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Click here for the full schedule.

Sponsored by Columbia University Seminar, Columbia University Libraries, Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program, Film Society of Lincoln Center. Screenings at Lincoln Center and Columbia Campus.

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