Past Event

On the Margins of American Cinema

January 6, 2016 - January 12, 2016
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Please save the date for one of the coolest ways to ring in the New Year of 2016 with Professor Richard Peña from Columbia University School of the Arts. Professor Peña had served as the Director of the New York Film Festival for 25 years from 1988 to 2012, and he is still its Director Emeritus. He is a Visiting professor in Film Studies at Harvard University this year.

Columbia Global Centers | Beijing will host in collaboration with Columbia University School of the Arts a series of events themed on “On the Margins of American Cinema” in which Professor Peña will share his expert insights on the American cinema, cutting-edge film theories and the current international film business from Jan. 6 to Jan. 14, 2016.

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Jan. 6, 6:30pm-8:30pm International Film Business with Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd.

Jan. 7, 6:00pm-8:00pm Sensual Cinema --- From Cinema of Narration to Cinema of Physical Sensations,  at the lecture hall on the 2nd floor of Animation School, Communication University of China (North Gate).

Jan. 8, 9:30am-11:30am Seminar: The Return of Latin American Cinema: 1996 - 2016 with Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), China Academy of Social Sciences

Jan. 9, 2:00pm-5:00pm Salt of the Earth (1954) --- The Impact of Italian Neorealism in The American Cinema with Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Jan. 11, 2:30pm-4:30pm Seminar with Tsinghua University

Jan. 11, 6:30pm-8:30pm The Beginning of Experimental Film in the United States 
with Beijing American Center. US Embassy

Jan. 12, 8:45am-10:00am Master Class: awarded students' works and discussions, with West Academy of Beijing

Jan. 14 Film Screenig and Discusssion with U.S. Consulate in Shanghai