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Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- The Jianghu Session 江湖

Collaboration between the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Communication University of China yields films exploring contemporary life in Beijing and the surrounding countryside.

December 19, 2009

USC film student Thenmozhi Soundararajan and Communication University of China student Jane U produced this look at the interchange between a hip hop artist from Los Angeles and another from Beijing. They describe Jianghu 江湖 as referring to chaos, the wild west.


This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.




October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.