A Century of Chinese Cinema: Roundtables and Talks

Series - Higher Learning

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An exciting series of lectures, panels, and roundtable discussions that complement and enrich A Century of Chinese Cinema.

Films in A Century of Chinese Cinema: Roundtables and Talks

    • Higher Learning: 4th and 5th Generation Filmmakers Panel
    • TIFF Bell Lightbox Artistic Director Noah Cowan moderates this roundtable discussion that brings together filmmakers, film scholars and programmers to explore both the connections and divergences between the Fourth and Fifth Generations of Chinese filmmakers in the 1970s and 1980s.

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    • Buried Treasures of Chinese Silent Cinema
    • This special free screening and discussion event, centred on an exceedingly rare screening of three of the earliest Chinese films still in existence, offers an invaluable glimpse into China's largely vanished silent film heritage.

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    • Hou Hsiao-Hsien Panel following screening of Dust in the Wind
    • Following the screening of Dust in the Wind, Bart Testa, Senior Lecturer at the University of Toronto's Cinema Studies Institute, moderates this roundtable discussion on the vastly influential oeuvre of Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien with noted film scholars David Bordwell and James Udden.

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    • David Bordwell on Motion Emotion: The Art of the Martial Arts Film
    • Distinguished film scholar and author of the essential Planet Hong Kong, David Bordwell presents this illustrated talk on the dynamic cinematic language of martial-arts cinema and its evolution throughout the genre's nearly hundred-year history.

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