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Past Events: screening
The People’s Republic of Desire, a new documentary from director Hao Wu, explores what happens when the lines between online and offline dissolve.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a screening of Nowhere to Call Home, which offers a rare glimpse into the world of a Tibetan farmer, torn between her traditional way of life and her desire for her son to have a better future in the city. Followed by a post-screening discussion with director Jocelyn Ford.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and the International Culture Collaborative at the 2018 US-China Television & Film Innovation Summit on October 28.
The 2018 US-China Television & Film Innovation Summit hosts its opening ceremony and screening of Dying to Survive at the American Film Institute on October 27.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for the screening of Better Angels (善良的天使), a documentary film written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke. Post-screening discussion will be with Clarke, co-executive producer David Dreier, and producers William Mundell and Han Yi.
On Friday, August 24, at 7pm in the Ray Stark Family Theatre (SCA 108), there will be a screening of Paradox (2017), winner of the Best Action Film and Best Actor (Louis Koo) awards at the 2018 Asian Film Awards. Following the screening, there will be a short talk and Q&A with Alex Dong, CEO of Sun Entertainment Culture (the producers of Paradox) on successful China co-productions.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).