Where the Wind Settles

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Where the Wind Settles

  • 2015
  • Directed By: Wang Tong
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Romance
  • 126 Minutes
  1. Monday, January 30, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Where the Wind Settles

LEADING SCHOLARSHIP ON CHINESE CINEMA

Director Wang Tong’s epic career spans over 60 years, best known for his Taiwan trilogy: StrawmanBanana Paradise, and Hill of No Return. Where the Wind Settles is an ambitious film that captures the diaspora experience of his and his parents’ generation, many who fled to Taiwan after the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) lost the civil war to the communists. This turbulent chapter in China’s history is told through a story of personal tragedy, longing, and strength. In Mandarin and Hoklo with English subtitles. Introduction by Professor Guo-Juin Hong. (2K DCP Presentation)

Guo-Juin Hong
Guo-Juin Hong is an associate professor of Asian and Middle Eastern studies at Duke University. He specializes in film historiography, film theory, sound studies, post-colonial theory and theories of culture and globalization, and film and other media of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China.

Lecture
Dire Straits: Historiographies of Home in Wang Tong’s Cinema
Monday, January 30 at 3:00 p.m.
School of Global and International Studies Room 1060