In this section you can find a variety of viewings, readings, bibliographies, image galleries, and other resources related to early Chinese cinema history. This page, and the posts, are updated continually, so check back regularly to discover new materials, and be sure to subscribe to the Modern Chinese Cultural Studies YouTube channel and the Chinese Film Classics email list for updates.
2023/04/23: Spider Women and Light Sabers @ SOAS
March 6, 2023
Light Sabers, Spider Women and Other Discoveries in the Digital Archives of Early Chinese Cinema April 23, 2023, 5pm Room RB01, Russell Square: College Buildings, SOAS, University of London https://www.soas.ac.uk/about/event/light-sabers-spider-women-and-other-discoveries-digital-archives-early-chinese-cinema Abstract: What can we learn about early Chinese film history from the expanding digital archive? Which stories, images, linguistic patterns, filmmaking techniques, and industry behaviors […]
2021/07/14: Seeing China Through Film – The Early Years
July 13, 2021
A conversation about “Laborer’s Love” (1922) and “The Great Road” (1934) with Weihong Bao, Richard Pena, and Christopher Rea