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Chinese Film Series: “Ermo” Tuesday, 1/22/08

January 22, 2008IASEvents0

Ermo, directed by Zhou Xiaowen (1994), highlights women’s roles and consumerism in a Chinese village as the protagonist attempts to support her family, find her own place in the world and raise enough money to buy a television. Part of ALL 3356W, Prof. Jason McGrath will introduce films from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and over the course of the semester a wide range of historical periods, cinematic styles, and genres will be covered, with a focus on films that have gained widespread recognition for their artistic quality and/or landmark status in Chinese cinema history.Cosponsored by The Consortium for The Study of The Asias, and The Department of Asian Languages and Literatures.

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