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Past Events: screening
The University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies presents a screening of "The Mermaid" as part of their Electric Shadows: 2016 Contemporary Chinese Film Series.
The Columbia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute presents a film screening and lecture by Guobin Yang, University of Pennsylvania; Ying Qian, Columbia University; and Chengzhi Wang, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University.
The Getty Center hosts the Los Angeles premiere of Dan Duyu's first screen adaptation of "Journey to the West" with live musical accompaniment.
Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles (Central Station, The Motorcycle Diaries) accompanies the prolific Chinese director Jia Zhangke on a walk down memory lane as Jia revisits his hometown and other locations from his ever-growing body of work.
The first African American to be inducted into the Hong Kong Stuntman’s Association, Bobby Samuels worked with some of Hong Kong’s biggest movie stars during his career there in the 1990s.
Zhang Yimou and Gong Li—then China’s cinematic power couple—star as an imperial soldier and the woman who brings him back to life after he’s spent centuries encased in clay in the emperor’s tomb.
The Blade is Tsui Hark’s masterful tribute to the martial arts films of his youth. A reimagining of director Chang Cheh’s 1967 wuxia landmark The One-Armed Swordsman, this phantasmagoric action film moves like an out-of-control freight train.