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Zheng Dasheng

by Matt McCracken Film

Bangzi Melody | Zheng Dasheng

Set toward the tail end of the Cultural Revolution, Bangzi Melody presents the life of a small village as its inhabitants go about the tasks of meeting peanut oil quotas; preparing a classical opera for their Chinese New Year pageant (attended by regional Party…

April 25, 2019
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

CineCina Film Festival 2019

The inaugural CineCina — officially, New York’s only Chinese cinema-focused film festival — wrapped about a week ago. Featured in this report are just some of the fine narrative and documentary films from across the Chinese diaspora that played as part of the program,…

April 25, 2019
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