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Documentary Film Screenings

Screeings at USC

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Los Angeles, CA 90095

East Asian Studies Center at the University of Southern California proudly presents two upcoming Chinese documentary film screenings followed by Q&As with the filmmakers.

A Chronicle of My Cultural Revolution

Xu Xing


Tuesday, September 30, 2008

2:00 pm-3:00 pm Film Screening

3:00 pm-3:50 pm Q&A with filmmaker

Taper Hall of Humanities (THH) 201, USC

Xu Xing is a 2008 Feuchtwanger Fellow and has won international acclaim for his work on Shengxia De Dou Shuyu Ni (Whatever’s Left Is Yours).

This screening will feature Xing's most recently completed film entitled A Chronicle of My Cultural Revolution, a documentary about the impact of the cultural revolution on people's lives in the 1960's and 1970's. A Q&A with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

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Up the Yangtze

Yung Chang


Tuesday, October 7, 2008

2:00 pm-4:00pm Film Screening

Taper Hall of Humanities (THH) 201, USC

Thursday, October 9, 2008

2:00 pm-3:30 pm Q&A with filmmaker

Taper Hall of Humanities (THH) 201, USC

A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtze - navigating the mythic waterway known in China simply as "The River." The Yangtze is about to be transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history. At the river's edge - a young woman says goodbye to her family as the floodwaters rise towards their small homestead. The Three Gorges Dam - contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle - provides the epic backdrop for Up the Yangtze, a dramatic feature documentary on life inside modern China. (

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