Chinese cinema

Chinese cinema.

 Instruction: 1. What does “independent film” mean in China? What does Chris Berry say about the emergence of “on the spot” style in Chinese film? What new kinds of films have appeared as a result of diversification brought about by the DV camera, and what issues of ethics have arisen? (Based on “Chris Berry on the New Chinese Documentary Movement.” http://dgeneratefilms.com/academia/chris-berry-on-the-new-chinese-documentary-movement (Links to an external site.)) 2. What did Lixan Fan struggle with in filming Last Train Home? What did he hope to achieve and how did the family depicted in the film respond? (Based on Svetvilas, “Made in China: ‘Last Train Home’ Documents the Life of the Migrant Worker.” http://www.documentary.org/magazine/made-china-last-train-home-documents-life-migrant-worker (Links to an external site.)) Please write 1-2 pages in response to the above questions. Optional bonus 1: Please read the following article and write a 1-2 page summary of the article and your response to it: http://dgeneratefilms.com/uncategorized/navigating-the-future-of-independent-documentary-in-china-in-2019 (Links to an external site.) Optional bonus 2: Please read Gaetano’s, “Migration and Modernization in China” (available on Canvas under Last Train Home) and write a 1-2 page summary of the article and your response to it. Reading links: “Chris Berry on the New Chinese Documentary Movement.” http://dgeneratefilms.com/academia/chris-berry-on-the-new-chinese-documentary-movement Svetvilas, “Made in China: ‘Last Train Home’ Documents the Life of the Migrant Worker.” http://www.documentary.org/magazine/made-china-last-train-home-documents-life-migrant-worker Film available on amazon.com with fandor: https://www.amazon.com/Last-Train-Home-English-Subtitled/dp/B00WWHF7JI/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1481648703&sr=1-1&keywords=last+train+home http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2012-02-08/china-documentaries/53013794/1

Chinese cinema