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This documentary film travels the globe to unravel a culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Director Ian Cheney journeys from Shanghai to New York to the American Midwest and beyond to uncover the origins of this iconic dish.
The East Asian Studies Center and the Institute for Chinese Studies will screen Xiaoyu Qin and Feiyue Wu's 2016 film, Iron Moon, a documentary about Chinese worker-poets.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a screening of Behind Bayonets and Barbed Wire (铁血残阳), the story of American prisoners of war, held by the Japanese in a camp in Shenyang, China, during WWII. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Richard Anderson.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for the screening of Nirvana (走出尘埃). The screening (Chinese with English subtitles) will be followed by a discussion with director Xie Xiao-dong. [Please note the CHANGE OF VENUE. The screening is now in SCA 112.]
Outside the Box [Office], The Film Collaborative, and Kino Lorber, invite you and a guest to a special screening of Hooligan Sparrow. Written, Directed, and Produced by Nanfu Wang
Co-Written by Mark Monroe. Followed by a Q&A with Nanfu Wang, via Skype.
The University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies presents a screening of "All Eyes and Ears". The director Vanessa Hope will be on hand to introduce the film and answer any questions from the audience.