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November 15, 2013

Fall 2013 CCS Chinese Documentary Film Series - My Mother's Rhapsody (萱堂闲话录)


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The film showing is FREE and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Time: 7pm
Place: Angell Hall, Auditorium A
(enter via glass doors at fishbowl, off diag)

A film by Qiu Jiongjiong (邱炯炯); China, 2011; 106 minutes (Mandarin with English subtitles)

Film trailer:

Qiu Jiongjiong (邱炯炯)'s film “My Mother's Rhapsody (萱堂闲话录)” is a journey into memory and visual metaphors, the story of an eighty-year old mother and her adult son as they reminisce on the past.

Qiu Jiongjiong (邱炯炯)(b.1977. Leshan, Sichuan): Since attending the Beijing Institute of Oriental Culture and Art between 1994 and 1995, Qiu has been mainly active in the field of visual arts. His work has been the focus of several solo exhibitions, including Bu shang boli de guang (Light That Doesn’t Break Glass), Qimeng (Enlightenment), Zhiyuanzhe (Volunteer), Qie qingchun (Timid Youth) and Qiu Jiongjiong’s First Art Exhibition. Qiu took up documentary filmmaking in 2006.

Posted by zzhu at November 15, 2013 12:24 AM