Professor Jane Gaines: Make Chinese Cinema Great Again!

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by Shani Cave on June 24th, 2017   253 views

When and Where

  • 24/06/2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Columbia Global Centers | Beijing 哥伦比亚大学全球中心 | 北京
    1 F, Core Plaza, No.1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun 北京市海淀区中关村西区善缘街1号立方庭底商26号
    Haidian District
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Professor Jane Gaines: Make Chinese Cinema Great Again!

Event Details

On June 24, please join Professor Jane Gaines from Film Department at Columbia University to talk about how to make Chinese cinema great again at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing.

Question: Why would an American want Chinese cinema to be great again?

Answer: When in past decades Chinese cinema was great. It was really great. Really really great. Great, as delivering  a completely unforgettable viewing experience. Now think back to the Shanghai film studios in the 1930s and Beijing Film Academy in the 1980s and you will guess that something else is at work in the world enthusiasm for films of these two periods of Chinese history — the Republican period and a shift in the Cultural Revolution landscape.

Please CLICK HERE to register for June 24th Event


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