Chinese film evening, 31/01/2017: For Fun 找乐 (1993)
26 January 2017
The first film in 6th generation director Ning Ying's wryly humorous Beijing Trilogy, For Fun (Zhao le 找乐) tells the story of a group of retired Beijingers who set up a Peking Opera Group.
Time: Tuesday 31 January, 6.30pm
Place: IAS Seminar Room 11, First Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building
The screening will be followed by a discussion on aging and old age in contemporary China.
NB For reasons beyond our control, this film will be shown without subtitles.
Please accept our apologies!
As ever, the presentation and discussion will take place in English, so we hope that any non-Chinese speakers who are interested in the topic will still find it worth their while to attend.
As usual, admission is by free ticket, available from:
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This event is part of Chinese Film and the Body (2016-2017), a series of workshops exploring social and cultural issues related to health, medicine and the body in 20th and 21st century China, as represented in Chinese cinema.
- The film evenings take place on Tuesdays during term-time, from 15th November 2016 to 7th February 2017.
- Each screening is presented by a specialist and followed by a discussion and/or a live video Q&A session with the director.
- You can find further details of the films and suggestions for background reading here:
- The films are core viewing for the UCL CHH MA module in Chinese Film and the Body.
- Admission is open to all members of UCL as well as registered Friends of the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity. To register and join our Events mailing list, please follow this link.