Monday Lunchtime Talk: Craftsmanship, Inheritance and Innovation in China – A filmmakers' experience documenting traditional Chinese culture
|Dates:||20 November 2017|
|Times:||13:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
In July 2017, two students had the opportunity to spend two weeks in China as part of the Looking China Youth Film Project 2017, aiming to capture enchanting aspects of Chinese culture.
João Meirinhos, producer of The Way of the Shaman Drum chose to meet Mr. Yunde Guan, who is one of the only heirs to the Chinese shamanic drum-making and who dedicated his life to preserving his cultural heritage.
Jemma O’Brien, producer of The Spirit Maker, chose to document the story of Kong Linghai, a distiller of Chinese spirit via ancient methods. You will be invited to follow both men’s journeys and what they hope for in keeping the tradition going forward.
Join João and Jemma share their experience of travelling to China to shoot, edit and subtitle these documentaries, which will be shown as part of the talk.
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