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Shadow History--Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema

Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dwinelle Hall
This meeting honors the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection, a unique and invaluable archive of print materials and ephemera documenting nearly a century of Chinese cinema and media culture, and recently acquired by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley. The conference will span two and half days of scholarly talks and workshops, in conjunction with a museum exhibition in the grand atrium of the Berkeley Art Museum of rare Chinese film posters. There will also be a series of public screenings of early Chinese cinema at the Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive. A Golden Age of Chinese Cinema, 1947-52 Saturday, September 30, 8 PM Spring in a Small Town Fei Mu (China, 1948) Introduction by Andrew F. Jones, UC Berkeley Sunday, October 1, 2:30 PM The Story of Wuxun Sun Yu (China,1948) Saturday, October 7, 7:30 PM Bright Day Cao Yu (China, 1948) Thursday, October 12, 7 PM Long Live the Misses Hu Sang (China, 1947) Introduction by Paul Fonoroff Friday, October 13, 7 PM Quest for a Long-Lost Husband Tan Youliu (Hong Kong, 1950) Introduction by Yingjin Zhang, UC San Diego Saturday, October 14, 8 PM Suspicion Xu Changlin (China, 1948) Introduction by Weihong Bao, UC Berkeley Saturday, October 21, 6:30 PM Window to America Huang Zuolin, Shi Hui, Ye Ming (China, 1952)