Film Series

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118

Please Vote For Me documents the election for class monitor in a 3rd grade class of eight-year olds in Wuhan, China. Director Wejun Chen explores how the election for the coveted school position represents attitudes towards democracy in general. The film is a part of the “Why...

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118

Dreams of Tibet

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/tibet/

Dreams of Tibet is a one-hour documentary a part of the PBS series FRONTLINE which examines the United States’ fascination with Tibet. It explores...

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118

The Warriors of Quigang (仇岗卫士)

http://www.warriorsofqiugang.com/

The Warriors of Quigang tells the story of farmer Zhang Gongli and his fight to shut down the chemical plant polluting his home.  Zhang encounters threats from local...

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118

Demolition(拆迁 ) & discussion with the director

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2009mayjun/sniadecki.html

Demolition explores the impacts of migrant labor and the urban experience by focusing on the city...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118

Autumn Gem (秋瑾)http://autumn-gem.com/ Autumn Gem is a documentary about China’s first feminist, Qiujin. Qiujin (1875-1907) defied tradition to become the leader of a revolutionary army. She was the first woman to lead an armed uprising...

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 18:00
Whitehall Classroom Bldg 118

The Other Half (另一半)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Other_Half_(2006_film)

The Other Half is director Ying Liang’s second film. It portrays the life of a law clerk, Xiaofen, living in a Chinese industrial...

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