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Screening Schedule, Fall Term 2013

All films are shown in DVD or videotape format on Monday evenings at 7:30 in 106 McCormick Hall.  All films have English-language subtitles. Please direct inquiries to the course professor.

Suzhou River
September 16
Intense Visuality: Film as a Fine Art
Suzhou River
(China, director Lou Ye, 2000)

September 23
History in Film and the History of Film
Street Angel
(China, director Yuan Muzhi, 1937)

September 30
The Chinese Family Model
Yi Yi
(Taiwan, director Edward Yang, 2000)

October 7
Gender and Sexuality
Woman from the Lake of Scented Souls
(China, director Xie Fei, 1992)

Horse Thief
October 14
Youth, Ethnicity, Education
Horse Thief
(China, director Tian Zhuangzhuang, 1985)

October 21
Modernization and Post-Socialism: Hopes and Fears for the Social and Natural Environments
The Other Half
(China, director Ying Liang, 2008)

Devils on the Doorstep
November 4
Violence and Justice
Devils on the Doorstep
(China, director Jiang Wen, 2000)

In the Heat of the Sun
November 11
The Politics of Narrative Form: Melodrama and Embodiment−Truth, Deception, Censorship
In the Heat of the Sun
(China, director Jiang Wen, 1994)

Yellow Eart
November 18
Cinema, Artistic Status, and the Sister Arts: Painting and Literature, Photography, Music and Theater
Yellow Earth
(China, director Chen Kaige, 1984)

November 25
Documentary and Independent Film
Please Vote for Me
(China, director Wei Junchen, 2007)

Goog Men
December 2
Defining "China" in a Global Culture: Taiwan and Hong Kong
Good Men, Good Women
(Taiwan, director Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1995)

December 9
Defining "China" in a Global Culture: United States and the West
Ride with the Devil
(USA, director Ang Lee, 1999)