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ASIAN FILM SERIES: “Up the Yangtze” a 2007 film by Yung Chang
January 18 : 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree and open to the public
Introduced by Dr. Carolyn Bloomer, Ringling College of Art and Design
“Up the Yangtze” explores lives transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history, a hotly contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle. “Up the Yangtze” was very well received by film critics, and was described as “astonishing” documentary which “refuses to editorialize” by The New York Times. The film appeared on several critics’ top 10 lists of the best films of 2008.