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4th and 5th GENERATIONS of CHINESE FILMMAKING | Higher Learning

In this roundtable discussion, filmmakers, film scholars and programmers explored both the connections and divergences between the 4th and 5th Generations of Chinese filmmakers. In partnership with the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s National Conversation on Asia, this Higher Learning event was held on June 7, 2013 at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Panelists included: Chen Biqiang, Senior Research Fellow at the China Film Archive; 5th Generation director Chen Kaige; 4th Generation director Xie Fei; and Bart Testa, Senior Lecturer at the Cinema Studies Institute, Innis College, University of Toronto. The discussion was moderated by Noah Cowan, TIFF Bell Lightbox Artistic Director.

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