Chinese film evening – Red Rain (Hongyu 红雨, 1975) directed by Cui Wei 崔嵬
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 from 19:00 to 21:30 (GMT)
Red Rain (Hongyu 红雨, 1975), by the famous revolutionary director Cui Wei 崔嵬, is one of a handful of feature films that tell the story of China's barefoot doctors. The screenplay was adapted by Yang Xiao 杨啸 from his own novel of the same name.
- Part of Chinese Film and the Body (2013–2014): a series of film evenings exploring social and cultural issues related to health, medicine and the body in 20th and 21st century China, as represented in Chinese cinema.
Organised by the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity (CCHH).
- Especially suitable for people interested in:
Chinese studies, Film Studies, Medical Humanities
- Open to:
Members of UCL and
Registered Friends of the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity
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The film evenings take place on Tuesdays during term-time, from 12th November 2013 to 11th February 2014.
Each screening is presented by by a specialist, and followed by a discussion and/or a live video Q&A session with the director.
You can find further details of the films and suggestions for background reading here:
The films are also core viewing for the UCL CHH MA module in Chinese Film and the Body.