The Love of Mr. An


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The Love of Mr. An

  1. Friday, March 24, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film The Love Story of Lao An


Continuing the theme of her award-winning documentary Old Men, Yang Lina follows the 90-year-old Mr. An on his visits to the public dancing place in the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing, where he meets Mrs. Wei. After becoming dancing partners, the two develop a special relationship. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Introduction by Professor Zhen Zhang. (HD Presentation)

Lecture: From DV Documentary to Spectral Romance: Yang Lina's Cinematic Visions between Non-Fiction and Fiction
Friday, March 24 at 3:00 p.m., IU Cinema

Zhen Zhang is an associate professor in cinema studies and Director of Asian Film & Media Initiative (AFMI) at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Her main areas of scholarly interests include Chinese-language film history in its cultural, aesthetic, political, and gendered manifestations, within the broad frameworks of modernity, modernism, and cosmopolitanism.