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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

August 15, 2019

Film students from the University of Southern California and Communication University of China pair up to create revealing documentaries.

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. 

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. 

Video: China’s Efforts To Build Its Soft Power

September 25, 2018

Political scientist Stan Rosen evaluates whether or not China’s soft power has grown in recent years.

Roselyn Du on Media Portrayal of "Occupy Central"

November 22, 2017

Visiting scholar Roselyn Du examines how the Occupy Central in Hong Kong was presented in the news coverage by U.K., U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China media.

Video: Connie Yan-wai Lo and Ching Cheong Discuss the 1967 Hong Kong Riots

November 20, 2017

Director Connie Yan-wai Lo and journalist Ching Cheong talk after a screening of Vanished Archives 消失的檔案, a documentary film about the 1967 riots in Hong Kong that some say is the starting point for the development of Hong Kong consciousness.

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