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Chinese Film Series: “The Goddess,” 1/29/08

January 29, 2008IASEvents0

The Goddess, directed by Wu Yonggang (1934), is a silent film featuring the actress Ruan Lingyu, in which she portrays a single mother who has slipped into a life of prostitution, in order to provide for her son, and is faced with public persecution as a result. 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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