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Michael Berry (UCLA): Of Walls and Wolves: Contemporary Chinese Global Cinema
Wednesday, 13 March 2019,  3:00pm -  4:30pm

Location: Brower Commons A

Abstract: This lecture will explore the latest page in the Chinese film industry's global turn; providing an overview various production practices, several of which have aimed at internalizing Hollywood genres, tropes, and models. Through an examination of films like The Great Wall, Wolf Warrior 2, and Detective Chinatown 2, this talk will unravel the complicated investment strategies, cultural politics and economic stakes behind contemporary Chinese cinema.


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