Confucius Institute for Scotland, Chinese Independent Documentary III:
Wu Wenguang & the Folk Memory Project
Friday 31 May 2019
Screening room (G.04) at 50 George Square
China’s foremost independent documentary filmmaker, Wu Wenguang, returns with one of the rising stars of his Caochangdi work station, Zhang Mengqi, to the University of Edinburgh this May.
Join us on Friday 31 May in the Screening room (G.04) at 50 George Square for an afternoon of cutting edge documentary, insightful lectures, discussions and “meet the artist” conversations over drinks and nibbles.
“Knocking on Memory’s Door with the Video Camera. A handful of people took video cameras and went back to their respective villages. They went in search of the old generation that was still living there in dim, stark houses. They went to uncover the memories hidden deep inside them…” - Wu Wenguang
14.00-15.30 Film screening: Investigating my Father, 2016 (80mins) - Wu Wenguang
15.30 Tea & Coffee
16.00-17.00 Presentation: The Art of Unforgetting: Folk Memory Project, Wu Wenguang & Zhang Mengqi
17.00 Drinks & Canapés
17.30-19.00 Film screening: Self-portrait: Sphex in 47 KM, 2019 (110mins) - Zhang Mengqi
19:00 Drinks reception
This event is free and you are welcome to join for the whole afternoon or just one or two sessions, however booking is essential. To book, please click HERE.
For more details, please see the Institute website HERE.