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Inner Visions
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produced by Lydia Chen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 31 mins
This documentary gives us a rare opportunity to meet young artists and intellectuals in Beijing and hear how they steer a course between survival and artistic expression. This new generation of artists does not paint scenes of nature like the classical painters. Nor do they produce the oversized socialist realist...
produced by Lydia Chen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 31 mins
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Tales of Pabuji: A Rajasthani Tradition
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produced by Bhopo Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 34 mins
This colorful production documents an ancient storytelling tradition which is still ongoing in northwestern India. It tells the epic of Lord Pabuji whose exploits have been recounted for over six hundred years in the princely state of Rajasthan.n The storyteller or Bhopo stands in front of an immense, brilliantly...
produced by Bhopo Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 34 mins
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Imaginary Enemy
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directed by Liz Daggett (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 22 mins
In Imaginary Enemy, the Chinese sculptor and painter Liao Yibai recounts his remarkable life as he prepares for his first solo show in America. The artist was born in a top-secret missile factory in the Chinese countryside during the Cold War. His mother went into labor while standing at her place in the factory l...
directed by Liz Daggett (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 22 mins
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Chinese Contemporary Art: Artists Working in China
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directed by Lana Jokel; produced by Lana Jokel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 58 mins
While most westerners have some familiarity with traditional Chinese art, the isolationism and restrictive policies of the post war years have precluded a development of a contemporary art scene that would interest outsiders. This has all changed in recent years and there has been an astounding flowering of innova...
directed by Lana Jokel; produced by Lana Jokel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 58 mins
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The Emperor's Eye: Art and Power in Imperial China
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directed by Lisa Hsia; produced by Alvin H. Perlmutter, 1928- and Lisa Hsia (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour 4 mins
This spectacular film brings to light the priceless treasures of China's imperial art collection, relating them to the political climate of their time. It is an unforgettable glimpse into another culture and another age. Miraculously, the treasures survived the turbulence of war and revolution. When the Japanese i...
directed by Lisa Hsia; produced by Alvin H. Perlmutter, 1928- and Lisa Hsia (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour 4 mins
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Chinese Contemporary Art Comes to America.
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directed by Lana Jokel; produced by Lana Jokel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 18 mins
This is the companion film to Chinese Contemporary Art: Artists Working in China. It focuses on the ground-breaking Chinese art being exhibited in the US that has excited Western curators and collectors alike. Often ambitious in scale and experimental in nature, this work reflects the unprecedented changes in Chin...
directed by Lana Jokel; produced by Lana Jokel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 18 mins
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The Lost Magic of the Shanghai Art Studios
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directed by Marie-Claire Quiquemelle, fl. 2005 and Julien Gaurichon, fl. 2005-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 57 mins
At the end of the 1950’s, the Shanghai Art Studios were among the most important in the world. They employed 500 workers and were acclaimed all over China. In "The Lost Magic of the Shanghai Art Studios," numerous beautiful film extracts, paintings and drawings illustrate that the Shanghai Studio’s creativity...
directed by Marie-Claire Quiquemelle, fl. 2005 and Julien Gaurichon, fl. 2005-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 57 mins
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Yellow Ox Mountain
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directed by Miao Wang, 1977-; produced by Miao Wang, 1977-, Three Waters Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 35 mins
China is a country where dissenting voices have been systematically purged and propaganda efficiently woven into every aspect of life. Art has often served as a political tool, particularly during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) following Mao’s direct orders. This politically turbulent atmosphere drove many...
directed by Miao Wang, 1977-; produced by Miao Wang, 1977-, Three Waters Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 35 mins
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