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Shadow History -- Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema: A conference in honor of the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection

The UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies hosts a conference on a new print materials collection acquired by the C.V. Starr East Asian Library. 

When:
October 12, 2017 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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The UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies hosts a conference on a new print materials collection acquired by the C.V. Starr East Asian Library. 

This meeting honors the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection, a unique and invaluable archive of print materials and ephemera documenting nearly a century of Chinese cinema and media culture, and recently acquired by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley. The conference will span two and half days of scholarly talks and workshops, in conjunction with a museum exhibition in the grand atrium of the Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) of rare Chinese film posters. There will also be a series of public screenings of early Chinese cinema at BAMPFA.
 
A Golden Age of Chinese Cinema, 1947-52
http://bampfa.org/program/golden-age-chinese-cinema-1947%E2%80%9352
 
Saturday, September 30, 8 PM 
Spring in a Small Town
Fei Mu (China, 1948) 
Introduction by Andrew F. Jones, UC Berkeley
 
Sunday, October 1, 2:30 PM
The Story of Wuxun 
Sun Yu (China,1948) 
 
Saturday, October 7, 7:30 PM 
Bright Day 
Cao Yu (China, 1948) 
 
Thursday, October 12, 7 PM
Long Live the Misses
Hu Sang (China, 1947)
Introduction by Paul Fonoroff
 
Friday, October 13, 7 PM
Quest for a Long-Lost Husband 
Tan Youliu (Hong Kong, 1950) 
Introduction by Yingjin Zhang, UC San Diego
 
Saturday, October 14, 8 PM
Suspicion
Xu Changlin (China, 1948)
Introduction by Weihong Bao, UC Berkeley 
 
Saturday, October 21, 6:30 PM
Window to America 
Huang Zuolin, Shi Hui, Ye Ming (China, 1952)
Cost: 
Free and Open to the Public
Phone Number: 
510-643-6321

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