In Collaboration | Film Studies MA and East Asian Starr Library
Screening and Conversation with Wu Wenguang, Zou Xueping, Zhang Mengqi, Luo Bing
Dodge Hall, Lifetime Screening Room
Mon, Oct 22, 8pm
Chinese documentary filmmakers of the only-child generation explore their identities by engaging with the past. In 2011, these directors chose to return to their own ancestral villages to uncover oral histories from their grandparents. Found memories are uncovered of a different China paralyzed in fear and famine.
Clips from the following films will be screened:
The Starving Village (2010), dir. Zou Xueping
Satiated Village (2011), dir. Zou Xueping
Self-portrait with Three Women (2010), dir. Zhang Mengqi
Self-portrait: at 47 KM (2011), dir. Zhang Mengqi
Luo Village: I and Ren Dingqi (2011), dir. Luo Bing
For more information, visit East Asian Starr Library.