Spring Forum 2011

Film in Contemporary China: Independent Films and Directors

Sunday, April 3 at 4:30 p.m.
Teasley Room, Mary Brown Bullock Science Center Agnes Scott College

Moderator: Dr. Edward Krebs, USCPFA

Dr. Shu-chin Wu, Assistant Professor of History, Agnes Scott College

  • Visualizing China in Transformation: The Underground and Independent Films of Jia Zhangke”
    • Jia Zhangke, a director of underground and independent films, uses the marginal and the everyday to depict the reality and the consequences of China’s market reforms.

Dr. Qi Wang, Assistant Professor in Literature, Communications, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • “Alternative Visions and Unofficial Historians of Post-Socialist China: Contemporary Chinese Cinema and Documentaries”
    • Chinese film makers function as historians and record keepers as they chronicle political and social concerns of their times.

Sponsored by USCPFA Atlanta and the Asian Studies Program, Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College is located at 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 Tel: 404 471-6000.  For directions click here. For a campus map click here. Mary Brown Bullock Science Center is No. 17 and Parking will be in P7, Central Parking, Science Center.  On campus, follow the yellow USCPFA signs to the Science Center.