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Movie screening 'Bangzi melody’ in presence of Film Director ZHENG Dasheng

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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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The Confucius Institute at VUB and Confucius Institute at ULB are very pleased to announce that the well-known Chinese Film Director ZHENG Dasheng will come to VUB to talk about his filmography and introduce his movie ‘Bangzi melody’ ( 村戏 ).

Synopsis: "1982. The dead of winter. In a village in northeastern China, peanut farmers get wind of momentous changes afoot from an accidental broadcast on the commune’s public address system. Land reform has been ordered from up high, and they are to welcome this upheaval in their lives by staging a traditional opera for visiting cadres. But what to do about Mad Kui, the commune outcast?"

Venue: VUB Ettebeek Campus, Building D, Promotion room D.2.01

Country: China
Year: 2017
Duration: 99 minutes
Language: Chinese ( ENG subtitles)
Director: Dasheng Zheng

Watch the trailer of Bangzi melody: https://youtu.be/ERUPfXP68Aw
Have a look at Zheng Dasheng interview at POFF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqZ3K-xNzL8

Zheng Dasheng short biography :
Film and theater director Zheng Dasheng was born into an acting and producing family in Shanghai, but grew up in Tianjin. He earned his undergraduate degree from Shanghai Drama Academy China before receiving his MFA in filmmaking at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His film A Tao (2000) won a jury prize at the Shanghai International TV Festival. In 2005, Death of Wang Bo won a Golden Rooster at the Hundred Flowers Film Festival. He also filmed Harmonious China, a thematic movie that was shown inside the China Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo. His 2012 feature film Useless Man was an Official Selection of the 36th Montreal International Film Festival.

Don't miss this opportunity to meet Zheng Dasheng! We hope to see you at the screening and we look forward to welcoming you.


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