Free: Chinese Films on Fridays Jan-April 2019

Join us if you can for the regular programme of Chinese Films on Friday.  All films screened have sub-titles.  Viewing from 2pm-Screening Room, Room G04,  No 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH.

Our Free Films on Friday programme is curated by Chinese Studies senior lecturer Dr Julian Ward whose core specialism is in Chinese literature and film.

The University library holds more than 600 films spanning China’s 20th century film history which are available for loan to those who have a library card.

Winter Term Jan-April 2019

 The Urgent Letter (Shi Hui, 1953) Friday 18 January     
Before the New Director Arrives (Lü Ban, 1956) Friday 25 January    
Yellow Earth (Chen Kaige, 1984) Friday 1 February     
 Sacrificed Youth (Zhang Nuanxin, 1985) Friday 8 February    
 Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991) Friday 15 February    
 Flexible Learning Week – no screening Friday 22 February
Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou, 1988) Friday 1 March   
 The Best Secret Agent (Zhang Ying, 1964) Friday 8 March   
In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000) Friday 15 March   
Blind Shaft (Li Yang, 2003) Friday 22 March         
Still Life (Jia Zhangke, 2006) Friday 29 March   
Kaili Blues (Bi Gan, 2015) Friday 5 April     


All welcome, no booking is required.