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Screen/Society--"An Elephant Sitting Still" (Hu Bo, 2018)

An image from AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL
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Friday, September 20, 2019
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7:00 pm
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Introduced by Prof. Eileen Cheng-yin Chow (AMES)
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Cine-East: East Asian Cinema / New Releases / Global Cinema

Film Screening:

"An Elephant Sitting Still"
(Hu Bo, 2018, 230 min, China, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP)

Sure to be remembered as a landmark in Chinese cinema, the late Hu Bo's first and final feature film combines long-take heroics with a deeply felt series of interwoven stories concerning characters young and old, joined by a shared longing to escape their suffocating lives.

"One of the greatest recent films...A masterwork." --Richard Brody, The New Yorker

Contact: Hank Okazaki