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The Last Khan of Khans
New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art will screen "The Last Khan of Khans", a film by Takashi Inoue that presents the history of the Mongolian ruler, Khubilai Khan, and the ascension of the Yuan dynasty to power in China.
The Museum presents documentary and feature films and videos related to special exhibitions and the permanent collection throughout the year. These films, shown in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium or the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, are free with Museum admission unless otherwise noted.
Topics include artists' biographies and bodies of work, particular creative techniques, art historical movements, events in world history, mythological and iconographic subjects, and other art-related themes. Film programs designed for families and young people are also offered.
Takashi Inoue, director. Presents the history of the Mongolian ruler, Khubilai Khan, and the ascension of the Yuan dynasty to power in China (50 min.). This film is shown in conjunction with the exhibition The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty.
Free with Museum admission
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David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?