Film Screening and Panel: "China's Van Gogh" and "Plastic China"

July 2, 2017 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Event Brief

On July 2, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute will cohost a panel discussion on documentary movies China's Van Gogh and Plastic China. Panelists will include YU Haibo and YU Tianqi, directors of China's Van Gogh; WANG Jiuliang, director of Plastic China; Lydia H. Liu, W.T. Tam Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University; LI Tuo, writer; and BAO Kun, critic of photography. QIAN Ying, Assistant Professor at Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University, will serve as the moderator.

We sincerely welcome everyone who is interested in movie and documentary to come join us.  


Special Guests

YU Haibo

Director of China's Van Gogh

YU Tianqi

Director of China's Van Gogh

WANG Jiuliang

Director of Plastic China

Lydia H. Liu

W.T. Tam Professor in the Humanities

LI Tuo 

Writer, critic, and the former editor of Beijing Literature


Critic of photography and curator


Assistant Professor at Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures



July 2, 2017  Sunday




Session I

11 : 00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Film Screening China's Van Gogh


12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  

Conversation with Directors of China's Van Gogh


Session II

2 :00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Film Screening Plastic China


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Panel iscussion on Documentary ft. Special Guests



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