2nd Chinese Independent Film Festival

London, 6. December 2018.

We are happy to invite you to participate in the 2nd Chinese Independent Film Festival at Royal Holloway, University of London on 6th December 2018. Please find the festival agenda and Eventbrite link as below:


Kind regards,
UK-China Media and Cultural Studies Association Committee

Festival agenda:

9:00-9:40 Registrations

9:40-10:00 Introductory Remarks from UCMeCSA Executive Committee: Yuxin Liu and Lisa Lin

10:00-11:30 Panel 1: Female Identity and Rebellion in Modern China

• A Father-Daughter Journey. 30min (Fangyu Xing, Cardiff University)
• Last Breath: the Coke Lady. 20min (Lisa Lin, Royal Holloway, University of London)
• Representation of Chinese Women in 1990s Movies: A Close Study on Li Shao-hong’s Red Suit (1997) 30min (Mingxia Li, University of the West of Scotland)

11:30-12:00 Q&A: Professor Mandy Merck in dialogue with Fangyu Xing, Lisa Lin and Mingxia Li

12:00-13:00 Lunch & Networking

13:00-14:00 Panel 2: Contemporary Chinese Society
• Chasing the China Wind: A Musical Journey. 30min (Chen-yu Lin, University of Liverpool) • God Knows How Long. 12min (Yue Ma, Royal Holloway, University of London)
• Three Days. 13min (Yi Zhang, Royal Holloway, University of London)

14:00-14:30 Q&A: Dr George Guo in dialogue with Chen-yu Liu and Ma Yue (Skype)

14:30-14:45 Coffee break

14:45-15:25 Panel 3: Kaleidoscope

• Under Streetlight. 28min (Xiang Li, Royal Holloway, University of London)
• Anthology of Chinese Ancient Myths.10min (Siqi Cai, Wuhan University of Technology/Royal Holloway)

15:25-16:00 Q&A: Dr Yanling Yang with Xiang Li and Siqi Cai

16:00- 17:00 Round-table Discussion: Cultural Exchanges between China and the UK

• From the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (Professor Jinghan Zeng, Royal Holloway)
• Chinese Film and Soft Power (Dr Yanling Yang, Loughborough University)
• TV Co-production between China and the UK (Lisa Lin, Royal Holloway)
Chair: Dr Dawei Guo

17:00-19:00 Wine Reception (Off campus)