Contemporary Chinese Documentary Film Week April 23-29

Scene from the film
Scene from the film "The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg"

The Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection program, in collaboration with the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the Chinese Cultural Association, and the College's Refugee Relief and Education Commitee, is sponsoring a Contemporary Chinese Documentary Film Week to be held in the Chu Room, Shain Library, from Monday, April 23, through Sunday, April 29. All films have English subtitles, and the screenings are free and open to the public.

On Sunday, April 29, at 5 p.m., immediately after the screening of "Human Flow," the College will join many other universities and colleges across the nation in sponsoring a livestream Q&A with the director, artist and activist Ai Weiwei. A reception will follow the live screening. 

For more information, contact Yibing Huang, yhua@conncoll.edu.

The dates, times and films are:

Monday, April 23, 7 p.m.
"The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg"  
(2016, 93 minutes)
Directed by Michael Schindhelm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akur-2wSUZI

There will be an Asian Food reception prior to the screening from 6-6:45 p.m., April 23 in Woodworth House 105.

Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m. 
"Still Tomorrow"
(2016, 89 minutes) 
Directed by Fan Jian
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPj1IsisX-Y

Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m.
"China‚Äôs Van Goghs" 
(2016, 81 minutes)
Directed by Yu Haobo & Yu Tianqi Kiki
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaSL5GxDl90

Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m.
"Seven Deities Temple"
(2016, 59 minutes)
Directed by Zhu Jinjiang & Gui Shuzhong 

Sunday, April 29, 2:30 p.m. 
"Human Flow" 
(2017, 140 minutes)
Directed by Ai Weiwei (livestream and reception follow the screening)



April 11, 2018