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China Now: Independent Visions Film Program, March 11 - April 6

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

This event is free


Joshua Neves


Faubourg Building
1250 Guy
Room FB-630.15



China Now is a travelling program of contemporary independent films from China. Kicking off at Concordia University on March 11, the festival will screen more than 20 films across the city, including venues at Concordia University, McGill University, and the Cinémathèque Québécoise.

The opening screenings on March 11 and 12 will have the curator of the festival, Shelly Kraicer, on hand to introduce the films and discuss them with the audience. Prof. Joshua Neves will also lead a discussion of Stratum 1: The Visitors in the GEM Lab on March 15.

Here are the Concordia screenings:

March 11, 7 p.m.
Female Directors (Yang Mingming, 2012, 43 min) and Egg and Stone (Huang Ji, 2012, 98 min)
Visual Arts Building, Room VA-114 (1395 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.) 

March 12, 7 p.m.
A Filmless Festival (2015, 80 min)
Visual Arts Building, Room VA-114 (1395 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.) 

March 15, 5 p.m.
Stratum 1: The Visitors (Cong Feng, 2013, 127 min) + discussion w/ Joshua Neves
Global Emergent Media Lab, Faubourg Building, Room FB-630.15 (1250 Guy St.)
Registration is required

March 19, 6 p.m.
Cut Out the Eyes (Xu Tong, 2014, 80 min) + Spark (Hu Jie, 2014, 101 min)
J.A. DeSève Cinema, J.W. McConnell Building (1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.)


See the full list of Montreal screenings.

The events are sponsored by the GEM Lab, the Concordia Documentary Centre, the Cinematheque Quebecoise, Visions, the East Asian Studies Students Association and the Chinese Students Association at McGill University.

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