Free: Chinese Films on Fridays January – April 2020

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,  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 January – April 2020

Film DATE
The Urgent Letter (Shi Hui, 1953)
Friday 17 January
Before the New Director Arrives (Lü Ban, 1956)
Friday 24 January
Sacrificed Youth (Zhang Nuanxin, 1985)
Friday 31 January
 Yellow Earth (Chen Kaige, 1984)
Friday 7 February
 Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991)
 Friday 14 February 
 Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou, 1988)
 Friday 28 February
A Summer at Grandpa’s (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1984)
Friday 6 March
In the Heat of the Sun (Jiang Wen, 1994)
Friday 13 March
Shower (Zhang Yang, 1999)
Friday 20 March
In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000)
Friday 27 March
Still Life (Jia Zhangke, 2006)
Friday 3 April

All welcome, no booking is required.