‘Red Snow’ Film Screening & Discussion Mon 20 June

Join us for the opportunity to see Red Snow the first independent feature film from award winning director Peng Tao.

This is an ambitiRedSnowously crafted cinematic experience. Peng seeks to capture the essence of the ten year Cultural Revolution by exploring the complicated relations between a peasant woman and three runaways- a veteran cadre, a red guard, and a young girl fleeing a natural disaster. The film is suitable age 18+

Red Snow is set in rural Shanxi and was produced in 2006 during the 40th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution.

This was director Peng Tao’s first independent feature film. In 2007 he produced Little Moth.

Following on from the showing there will be a round table discussion chaired by Professor Paul Pickowicz, Distinguished Professor of History and Chinese Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and inaugural holder of the UC San Diego Endowed Chair in Modern Chinese History.

  • 5.15pm-7.00pm: Film Screening of Red Snow (Chinese dialogue with English subtitles)
  • 7.00pm-7.30pm: Break (Drinks and sandwiches served)
  • 7.30pm-8.30pm: Discussion (Chaired by Professor Paul Pickowicz)

For further details, please download a copy of the programme.

The event is free, but as seat numbers are restricted, it would be very helpful if you could email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk if you are planning to attend the event.

This event is brought to you by  Chinese Studies in the University of Edinburgh and the Confucius Institute for Scotland

DATE: Monday 20 June
TIME: 5.15pm to 8.30pm
VENUE: Screening Room (G04), 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JY.