China Through Cinema: The Blue Kite

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Culture Yard 天井越洋 , 10 Shique Hutong Fri 12 Jul

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Join Culture Yard for a guided screening of The Blue Kite (蓝风筝) by Tian Zhuangzhuang. Our host, Jenny Wu, will provide a cultural background to the film, and lead a discussion after.

The story is told from the perspective of a young boy growing up in the 1950s and ‘60s in Beijing. The film explores his family's life during this period, exploring how their relationships evolve and the hardships they endure.

Jenny Man Wu is a Beijing-based independent producer, director, and curator. Her films have been screened in film festivals in China and around the world. She is currently working on a new film set in Beijing.

Date: Fri 12 Jul
Time: 7.45PM-9.45AM
Event admission: 50RMB, 25RMB (for Culture Yard students)
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Venue name: Culture Yard 天井越洋
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English address: 10 Shique Hutong, Dongcheng district
Chinese address: 东城区石雀胡同10号
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