Chinese Films 2017-08-14T12:16:32+00:00

Electric Shadows: Contemporary Chinese Film Series

Premiered in the fall of 2014, “Electric Shadows” is a contemporary Chinese film series, which features recent produced Chinese films, ranging from romantic comedy to science fiction. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Fall 2017

Sponsored by the Confucius Institute and Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at U-M, Electric Shadows: 2017 Contemporary Chinese Film Series will feature six exciting Chinese films released in recent years.

Curated by Professor Sangjoon Lee from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, this year’s film series will screen Duckweed 乘风破浪(2017), Xuanzhang 大唐玄奘(2016), Trivisa 树大招风(2016), Soul Mate 七月与安生 (2016), Wolf Totem 狼图腾 (2016), and The Summer is Gone 八月 (2016). All film screenings will be with English subtitles and held at the Angell Hall Auditorium B. 


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6oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmDuckweed 乘风破浪 (2017)Directed by Han Han
13oct7:00 pm- 8:50 pmThe Summer is Gone 八月(2016)Directed by Dalei Zhang
20oct7:00 pm- 8:50 pmTrivisa 树大招风 (2016)Directed by Jevons Au, Frank Hui, and Vicky Wong
27oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmSOULMATE 七月与安生 (2016)Directed by Twok Cheung Tsang


10nov7:00 pm- 9:05 pmWOLF TOTEM 狼图腾 (2015)Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud