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Screening Schedule, Fall Term 2014

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 15
Intense Visuality: Film as a Fine Art
Suzhou River
(China, director Lou Ye, 2000)

September 22
History in Film and the History of Film
Street Angel
(China, director Yuan Muzhi, 1937)

September 29
The Chinese Family Model
Yi Yi
(Taiwan, director Yang Dechang, 2000)

Horse Thief
October 6
Forms of Authority: Youth, Ethnicity, Education
Horse Thief
(China, director Tian Zhuangzhuang, 1985)

October 13
Gender and Sexuality
(China, director Zhou Xioawen, 1994)

Devils on the Doorstep
October 20
Violence and Justice
Devils on the Doorstep
(China, director Jiang Wen, 2000)

November 3
Cinema, Artistic Status, and the Sister Arts: Painting and Literature, Photography, Music and Theater
The Terrorizers
(China, director Yang Dechang, 1986)

In the Heat of the Sun
November 10
The Politics of Narrative Form: Melodrama and Embodiment−Truth, Deception, Censorship
In the Heat of the Sun
(China, director Jiang Wen, 1994)

November 17
Ecology: Hope and Fear for the Social and Natural Environments
The Other Half
(China, director Ying Liang, 2008)

November 24
Documentary and Independent Film
Please Vote for Me
(China, director Wei Junchen, 2007)

Goog Men
December 1
Defining "China" in a Global Culture, I: Taiwan and Hong Kong
Good Men, Good Women
(Taiwan, director Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1995)

December 8
Defining "China" in a Global Culture, II: United States and the West
Ride with the Devil
(USA, director Ang Lee, 1999)