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Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- Shadow House 唱影

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 Laura Yilmaz and Communication University of China student Yang Yijing collaborated on this look at a dying art form, shadow puppetry, and the lively artists who create it. The art troupe also happens to be unique in that many of its members are little people.


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.