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Chinese Poet Han Dong Cultivates Dark Humor in 'One Night on the Wharf'

A keen admirer of Luis Bunuel’s “The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie,” Chinese poet Han Dong makes an appearance this week in Busan with “One Night on the Wharf,” his first attempt at directing a movie. 308 more words


Inaugural Pingyao Festival in China Makes Last-Minute Date Switch

The Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival, a new event pioneered by Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke and renowned festival programmer Marco Mueller, has shifted the dates of its inaugural edition. 175 more words


Jia Screen

Great news for friends in Mainland China. Schirkoa will be screened on JIA Screen over the next week! Jia Screen is Chinese auteur extraordinaire Jia Zhangke’s new digital platform, where curated international films are featured and reviewed by Chinese critics and audience. 22 more words


Feature Film: Still Life (2006)

Still Life opens with a slow, panning close-up of men and women crowded under the tarp roof of an old-fashioned river boat, their arms, chests, and faces filling the frame so entirely that we cannot really see any of their surroundings. 1,253 more words

Film Review

Still Life (2006)

Directed and written by Jia Zhangke, Still Life tells the parallel stories of Han Sanming (Han Sanming) and Hong Shen (Zhao Tao) searching for lost loves in the soon to be flooded Fengjie region along the Yangtze River. 388 more words


We should all be sustainable

I’ve been studying Fashion for many years, and it happened me to that the more I get involved with the creative process that gives form to always innovative ideas, the more I become sensible to a variety of topics that concern western consumerism and its very considerable amount of clothing waste that companies make every year.  1,189 more words


Still life, an ever-changing China

Two people return to their village in Fengjie to find something they’ve lost. Han Sanming searches for his long-lost wife so that he can see his son one last time. 318 more words

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