Happy Lunar New Year from the USC US-China Institute!
Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- Shadow House 唱影
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.
Other films from the
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?