Chinese Films On Friday
Oct-Dec 2017 2pm

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

Autumn Term SEPT-DEC 2017

China in Revolution 1911-1936 (Documentary)
Labourer’s Love (Zhang Shichuan, 1922)
Friday 22 September
China in Revolution 1937-1949 (Documentary)
The Dream of the Western Chamber (Hou Yao, 1927)
Friday 29 September
 Daybreak (Sun Yu, 1933) Friday 6 October 
The Goddess (Wu Yonggang, 1934) Friday 13 October
New Year Sacrifice (Sang Hu, 1956) Friday 20 October
Street Angel (Yuan Muzhi 1937 Friday 27 October
Shop of the Lin Family (Shui Hua, 1959 Friday 3 November
The Girl from Hunan (Xie Fei, 1986 Friday 10 November
Myriad of Lights (Shen Fu, 1948) Friday 17 November
Spring in a Small Town (Fei Mu, 1948) Friday 24 November  
This Whole Life of Mine (Shi Hui, 1950) Friday 1 December   

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.

All welcome, no booking is required.

Winter Term Jan-april 2018

Friday 19 January                  Before the New Director Arrives (Lü Ban, 1956)

Friday 26 January                  Yellow Earth (Chen Kaige, 1984)

Friday 2 February                   Black Cannon Incident (Huang Jianxin, 1985)

Friday 9 February                   Black Snow (Xie Fei, 1990)

Friday 16 February                 Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou, 1991)

Friday 23 February                 Flexible Learning Week – no screening

Friday 2 March                       Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou, 1988)

Friday 9 March                       A Summer at Grandpa’s (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1984)

Friday 16 March                      In the Heat of the Sun (Jiang Wen, 1994)

Friday 23 March                     In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000)

Friday 30 March                     A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke, 2013)

Friday 6 April                         Black Coal Thin Ice (Diao Yi’nan 2014)