Film/TV/radio

Video: Q&A with Americaville Director Adam James Smith

January 22, 2020

In Americaville, Annie Liu escapes China’s increasingly uninhabitable capital city to pursue happiness, freedom, romance, and spiritual fulfillment in Jackson Hole; only to find the American idyll harder to attain than what was promised to her.

Patrice Poujol Looks at Blockchain Technology in the Chinese Film Industry

December 6, 2019

 Patrice Poujol looks at how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.

Global Exchange Program 2019

August 15, 2019

The Global Exchange Workshop is a collaborative initiative of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Production Division, and the School of Theater, Film & Television at the Communication University of China in Beijing. These 8 new short documentaries were created by teams of students from USC and the Communications University of China in Los Angeles during the Summer of 2019. 

Assignment: China - USCI's series on American reporting on China

Photo by Jim Laurie.
May 31, 2019

How do we know what we know about China? The images most Americans hold of China were shaped by news coverage. Our multipart documentary series Assignment: China focuses on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s. Two of the most influential moments in this history were the Nixon visit in 1972 and the Tiananmen demonstrations of 1989. The correspondents interviewed for the series have helped news consumers understand how China's opening up and subsequent economic rise have reshaped the world. 

Q&A With Lindsay Roberts On K-Pop’s Influence In China And The United States

January 2, 2019

US-China Today spoke with Lindsay Roberts about K-pop culture and the popular Korean boy group BTS .

Video: Better Angels Post-Screening Discussion

November 1, 2018

USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a screening of Better Angels (善良的天使), a documentary film written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke, with post-screening discussion with co-executive producer David Dreier and producer William Mundell. 

USC and China in the News - July and August, 2018

July 16, 2018

China-related news involving USC research, faculty, students and organizations.

Murray Fromson, almost a China story

June 13, 2018

Murray Fromson reported from all around China (Korea, Hong Kong, Vietnam, the Soviet Union) and wanted to report in China. He almost got there in 1974.

Oprah at USC and China's Oprahs - Talking Points, May 11-29, 2018

Oprah at USC
May 11, 2018

This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

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Events

June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.