Film Screening: ‘Up the Yangtze’

INDePth and New Silk Road Presents: Up The Yangtze

Date: December 7, 2012 4-6 PM
Location: The Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N

Please join us for a screening of Up the Yangtze, a 2007 documentary film directed by Chinese-Canadian director Yung Chang. The film focuses on people affected by the building of the Three Gorges Dam, a gargantuan and hotly contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle.  It’s depiction of peasants and migrant workers provides us with a powerful glimpse into life in 21st century China.

Professor Bart Testa from the Cinema Studies Institute and Professor John Stowe from the Department of East Asian Studies will each be sharing their thoughts about the film and the issues it addresses beforehand.

To register for this event, please click here.

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