CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE SYMPOSIUM ON CHINESE CINEMA & CULTURE
Masterclasses & Symposiums
03/02/2019 09:00 AM
The Confucius Institute at Miami Dade College, in association with Miami Film Festival, will feature the Chinese film Dead Pigs on March 1 at 7:45 pm, Hidden Man on March 2 at 5:30 pm, Shadow on March 3 at 3:15 pm, Ash on March 5 on 9:15 pm, and Ash Is Purest White on March 9 at 12:30 pm.
On March 2 from 9 am to 5 pm, a daylong Master Class Symposium will be held at Auditorium 2106 of Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus. The Symposium will explore the underlying themes in the feature films as well as serve as a forum for discussion of how individuals can learn about Chinese culture, society and language through Chinese films. A number of exciting events will also be available for attendees, including presentations from renowned keynote speakers from China, Latin America and the US, and networking opportunities.
The Confucius Institute at MDC promotes international education, cross-cultural understanding, global citizenship and lifelong learning through its Chinese language and cultural programs.
Speakers & topics include:
Dr. Zu-yan Chen, Distinguished Professor at Binghamton University (NY) – The Cultural Iceberg in Life and Film
Mr. Jiangbo Song, Chinese film director & Dean of Film School at Jilin Animation Institute (China) – My Artistic Ideals and Pursuits: Balancing between Tradition and Modernity
Ms. Lulu Wang, US film director (The Farewell) – What It Means to be In Between
Dr. Bernard Loeffke, Major General of US Army (ret’) – Communities of Hope: A Documentary of Chinese and American Cooperation in Central America
Mr. Li Cheng, US film director (Jose) – The Complete Outsider: Why I Quit Biotech and Move to Guatemala to Make a Film?
Mr. Zhe Yin, Chinese film director & producer – Chinese Cinema: Stepping into a New Era
Prof. Hong Zhang, Binghamton University (NY) – Learning Chinese through Film Songs
Mr. Zhigang Liu, International School of Indiana – Authentic Materials from Chinese Films and their Application in CFL Classroom
ENTERTAINMENT by Chinese pop singers A Zheng and Feng Tian (Hainan,China)