2017 Chinese Movie Club

Join us every Wednesday as we explore a new Chinese film or TV series. We will be providing links to the videos below as well as links to their Wikipedia pages so that you can further look into any film or TV series you find interesting. Please watch the videos ahead of time and during the club we will discuss the movie further while we watch a few clips to attain a better understanding of Chinese culture through their filmography. This semester we will look at a wide variety of genres and time periods.

Date: September 20th
Name: CHINESE ZODIAC 十二生肖
In this action based adventure a man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts – 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac.

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Date: September 27th
Name: IPARTMENT S4E6 爱情公寓S4E6
In this comedic sitcom seven mid-to-late 20 year old neighbors, living in an apartment building, get into to unexpected escapades.

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CHINESE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL
Date: October 4th
Name:
A BITE OF CHINA: THREE MEALS FOR A DAY S2E7 舌尖上的中国 S2E7 三餐

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We will not have our normal club on this day as we will be hosting a Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival party. The movie will be playing in the background. There will be moon-cake and other refreshments, we well as cultural activities. All are welcome.


Date: October 11th
Name:
IF YOU ARE THE ONE 非诚勿扰1
In this romantic comedy a single inventor meets a girl, who is in pain after her boyfriend betrayed her, and the two travel to Hokkaido together.

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Date: October 18th
Name:
A BITE OF CHINA: COME ACROSS S2E5 舌尖上的中国 S2E5 相逢  
A Chinese documentary television series on the history of food, eating, and cooking in China.

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Date: October 25th
Name:
JOURNEY TO THE WEST 西游记续集  
This action packed TV series tells the story of a Tang dynasty Buddhist monk, Tang Seng, who traveled to the “Western Regions” to obtain sacred Buddhist texts and returned after many trials and much suffering.

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Date: November 1st
Name:
SECRET 不能说的秘密
Ye Xiang Lun, a talented piano player, is a new student at the prestigious Tamkang School. On his first day, he met Lu Xiao Yu, a pretty girl playing a mysterious piece of music.

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Date: November 8th
Name: LET THE BULLETS FLY 让子弹飞 
In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman.

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Date: November 15th
Name:
RAISE THE RED LANTERN 大红灯笼高高挂
A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.

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Date: November 29th
Name:
SO YOUNG 致我们终将逝去的青春
A college freshman encounters new friends, romance, and adventure upon her arrival at campus.

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Date: December 6th
Name:
PAINTED SKIN 2: The Resurrection 画皮2
A fox spirit, Xiaowei, seeks to preserve her beauty by seducing men and consuming their hearts. When destiny brings Xiaowei and Princess Jing together, the battle for the princess’s heart begins.

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