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Glasgow FF15 #5: Red Amnesia (Chuǎngrù zhě, China 2014)

The first part of a double bill of new Chinese films at the Glasgow Festival (see comments on Dearest to follow) is Wang Xiaoshuai’s third part of a loose trilogy about the impact of the Cultural Revolution on the ‘rightist’ families from the East of China sent to factories in the Western part of the country. 437 more words

Festivals And Conferences

The Former Head of Police Luo Ruiqing in a Basket, 1966

For this criticism session, guards carried Luo Ruiqing on and off the stage in a basket, because he had recently broken his legs in a failed suicide attempt.


Prelude to Conflict: Asia, February 23 | Symphony

Muslims wanted attention… They got it. Japan authorised millions in aid to fight terrorism. Myanmar calls on China to help them fight against terrorist attacks, ostensibly being launched from inside China. 365 more words