APPENDIX A - 50 Great Chinese Films: the Films [listed in chronological order]

*All films available on DVD from the Stewart Library, Weber State University.
**Indicates films subtitled at Weber State University as part of the program Translating New China’s Cinema for English-speaking Audiences.
The Big Road [Dalu]
(1934). Screened October 5, 2005 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

Goddess [Shennu](1934). Screened February 22, 2006 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

The Plunder of Peach and Plum [Tao li jie](1934). Screened September 6, 2006 in

the Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

Crossroads [Shizi jietou](1937). Screened March 9, 2005 in the Shepherd Union

Building (WSU).

**Love Far Away [Yaoyuande ai](1947). Introduction: Ms. Qin Yi, Distinguished Actress, Shanghai Film Studio. Screened April 20, 2005 at the Davis County Library in Bountiful.

**Springtime in a Small Town [Xiaocheng zhi chun](1948). Introduction: Ms. Wang

Renyin, Chief Editor, Film Art [Dianying yishu]. Screened September 7, 2005

in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

Crows and Sparrows [Wuya yu maque](1949). Screened October 16, 2004 at the

Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium.

**Daughters of China [Zhonghua nu’er](1949). Screened September 20, 2006 in

the Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

Three Women [Li ren xing](1949). Screened September 13, 2006 in the Shepherd

Union Building (WSU).

This Life of Mine [Wo zhe yi beizi](1950). Introduction: Wang Meibiao, Director,

China Central Newsreel and Documentary Studio. Screened March 1, 2006

at the Bountiful-Davis Art Center.

The White-Haired Girl [Bai mao nu](1951). Introduction: Li Suyuan, Senior Research

Fellow, China Film Archives. Screened September 27, 2006 in the Shepherd

Union Building (WSU).

**Gate #6 [Liu hao men](1953). Screened November 9, 2004 at the Bountiful-Davis

Art Center.

**Reconnaissance Across the Yangzi [Dujiang zhenchaji](1954). Introduction: Sun

Daolin, Actor-Director, Shanghai Film Studio. Screened October 16, 2003

at the Peery’s Egyptian Theater.

Guerrillas Across the Plain [Pingyuan youjidui](1955). Introduction: Hu Chang,

Historian, Changchun Film Studio. Screened September 12, 2005 in the

Wildcat Theater.

New Year’s Sacrifice [Zhufu](1956). Introduction: Ms. Lin Yuzhen, Film Editor and

Playwright, Shanghai Film Studio. Screened April 10, 2006 in the Wildcat

Theater (WSU).

**The City That Never Sleeps [Bu ye cheng](1957). Introduction: Wang Shizhen,

Director Emeritus, China Film Playwrights and Film Critics Society. Screened

April 3, 2006 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

**A Nurse’s Diary [Hushi riji](1957). Introduction: Wang Xindi, Instructor, Jilin Nursing

College (Changchun). Screened September 20, 2005 in the College of Health Professions Auditorium (WSU).

**Woman Basketball Player No. 5 [Nulan wuhao](1957). Introduction: Ms. Qin Yi,

Distinguished Actress, Shanghai Film Studio. Screened April 19, 2005 at the

Weber County Library (Ogden Valley/Huntsville) and April 20, 2005 at Ogden

High School.

Lin Zexu [Lin Zexu](1959). Screened March 23, 2005 in the Shepherd Union Building.

**My Day Off [Jintian wo xiuxi](1959). Introduction: Li Suyuan, Senior Research Fellow, China Film Archives. Screened October 11, 2006 in the Shepherd Union Building WSU).

**Third Sister Liu [Liu san jie](1960). Introduction: Hu Chang, Historian, Changchun

Film Studio. Screened September 13, 2005 at the Bountiful-Davis Art Center.

**Daji and Her Two Fathers [Daji he tade fuqin](1961). Screened October 19, 2004

at the University of Utah Social and Behavioral Sciences Auditorium.

**Red Detachment of Women [Hongse niangzi jun](1961). Introduction, Professor

Esther Yau, Occidental College. Screened November 4, 2004 in the

Browning Center (WSU).

**Li Shuangshuang [Li Shuangshuang](1962). Screened October 25, 2006 in the

Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

Naval Battle of 1894 [Jia wu feng yun](1962). Introduction: Hu Chang, Historian,

Changchun Film Studio. Screened September 14, 2005 in the Wildcat

Theater (WSU).

**Peach Blossom Fan [Tao hua shan](1963). Introduction: Yang Yang, Professor of

Contemporary Literature, East China Normal University. Screened March 6,

2006 at the Weber Country Library (Ogden Valley/Huntsville).

**Serfs [Nongnu](1963). Screened October 18, 2006 in the Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

The Red Lantern [Hong deng ji](1970). Screened November 1, 2006, in the Shepherd

Union Building (WSU).

A Sparkling Red Star [Shanshan de hongxing](1974). Screened October 12, 2005 at

the Davis County Library (Bountiful).

**The Golden Road [Jin guang da dao](1975). Introduction: Xu Zhongquan, Actor,

Changchun Film Studio, and Professor, Central Drama Academy. Screened

April 27, 2005 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

The Legend of Tianyun Mountain [Tianyunshan chuanqi](1979). Introduction: Wang

Shizhen, Director Emeritus, China Film Playwrights and Film Critics Society.

Screened April 6, 2006 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

At Middle Age [Ren dao zhongnian](1981). Introduction: Zhang Yuanmin, First-class

Cinematographer, Shanghai Film Studio. Screened April 13, 2005 in the

Wildcat Theater (WSU).

Neighbors [Linju](1981). Introduction: Ms. Xu Ying, former Research Associate, China

Film Archives. Screened April 28, 2005 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

The River Without Buoys [Meiyou hengbiaode he liu](1983). Screened November 6,

2006 in the Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

The Girl in Red [Hongyi xiaonu](1984). Screened November 16, 2004 in the

Wildcat Theater (WSU).

Yellow Earth [Huang tu di](1984). Introduction: Hu Ke, Senior Research Fellow,

China Film Archives. Screened November 2, 2005 in the Wildcat Theater

(WSU).

Hibiscus Town [Fu rong zhen](1986). Screened February 9, 2005 in the Bountiful-

Davis Art Center.

The Old Well [Lao jing](1987). Screened November 8, 2006 in the Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

Evening Bell [Wan zhong](1988). Screened November 22, 2006 in the Shepherd

Union Building (WSU).

**Oh! Sweet Snow [E - Xiangxue](1989). Introduction: Ms. Wang Renyin, Chief

Editor, Film Art [Dianying yishu]. Screened September 8, 2005 in the Wildcat

Theater (WSU).

The Story of Qiu Ju [Qiu Ju daguansi](1992). Introduction: Wang Di, Professor

Emeritus, Beijing Film Academy. Screened April 5, 2006 at the Bountiful-

Davis Art Center.

The Blue Kite [Lan feng zheng](1993). Introduction: Yang Yang, Professor of

Comparative Literature, East China Normal University. Screened April 14,

2005 in the Browning Center (WSU).

Farewell My Concubine [Ba wang bie ji](1993). Introduction: Wang Meibiao,

Director, China Central Newsreel and Documentary Studio. Screened

March 2, 2006 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

To Live [Huozhe](1994). Introduction: Hu Ke, Senior Research Fellow, China Film

Archives. Screened November 2, 2005 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

Lover’s Grief on the Yellow River [Huanghe juelian](1998). Screened April 6, 2005

in the Shepherd Union Building (WSU).

Devils on the Doorstep [Guizi laile](2000). Introduction: Hu Ke, Senior Research

Fellow, China Film Archives. Screened October 28, 2005 in the Wildcat

Theater (WSU).

The Road Home [Wode fuqin muqin](2001). Screened October 27, 2004 in the

Wildcat Theater (WSU).

The Missing Gun [Xun chuan](2002). Screened February 22, 2005 at the Bountiful-

Davis Art Center.

Together [He ni zai yiqi](2002). Screened November 3, 2004 in the Wildcat

Theater (WSU).

Blind Shaft [Mang jing](2003). Introduction: Yang Yang, Professor of Contemporary

Literature, East China Normal University. Screened February 27, 2006 at the

Weber County Library (Ogden/Jefferson Avenue).

Springtime in a Small Town [Xiaocheng zhi chun](2003). Introduction: Chen Xihe,

Professor and Vice-Dean, Shanghai University, College of Film and Television.

Screened April 18, 2005, at the Weber County Library (Ogden/Jefferson Ave).

Peacock [Kongque](2004). Introduction: Wang Di, Professor Emeritus, Beijing Film

Academy. Screened April 12, 2006 in the Wildcat Theater (WSU).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPENDIX B - 50 Great Chinese Films: Lectures (at Weber State University)

*Indicates copies available from Asian Studies reserve, Stewart Library (WSU).

Chen Mo, Senior Research Fellow, China Film Archives.

*"The Betrayal of Intellectuals in PRC Cinema, 1949-66."

April 16, 2004.

Chen Xihe, Professor and Vice-Dean, Shanghai University, College of Film

and Television. "Changes in Aesthetic Style and Genres in Chinese

Cinema, 1949-2004." April 20, 2005.

Hu Chang, Historian, Changchun Film Studio. *"Farming, Banking, and

Films: My Three Lives in China, 1941-2005." September 14, 2005.

Hu Ke, Senior Research Fellow, China Film Archives and Professor, China School

of Broadcast Communications. "On the Film Art of Zhang Yimou."

October 28, 2005.

John Lent, Professor of Communications, Temple University, and Chief Editor,

Asian Cinema journal. "The Glory Years of Chinese Animation, 1951-84."

November 11, 2004.

"The Glory Years of Chinese Animation, Part II." April 27, 2005.

Greg Lewis, Associate Professor of History, Weber State University.

*"Maoist Chinese Cinema: History, Experience, and Myth."

March 28, 2005.

Li Suyuan, Senior Research Fellow, China Film Archives, and Professor, China

School of Broadcast Communications. "The Seventeen Years’ Films and

Contemporary Chinese Society." September 28, 2006.

Lin Yuzhen, Film Editor and Playwright, Shanghai Film Studio.

*"Female Images in Chinese Film, 1937-1966." April 5, 2006.

Qin Yi, Distinguished Actor, Shanghai Film Studio.

*"Stories from My Life and Career, 1939-1982." April 18, 2005.

**Su Li, Director, Changchun Film Studio.

*"From Soldier to Filmmaker: My Years in Yan’an and the Northeast,

1938-1980." September 15, 2005.

**Su Li wrote his lecture for his Weber State visit but passed away in

May 2005. His biographer Hu Chang delivered the speech in his absence.

Sun Daolin, Actor-Director, Shanghai Film Studio.

*"An Actor’s Life in China, 1949-1966." October 15, 2003.

Wang Di, Professor Emeritus, Beijing Film Academy.

*"Some Problems in the Creation of Chinese Cinema, 1905-2005."

April 4, 2006.

Wang Meibiao, Director, Central China Newsreel and Documentary Studio. "Discovery and Creation: the Forging of New China’s Cinema, 1949-2001." October 2002.

Wang Meibiao, Director, Central China Newsreel and Documentary Studio.

*"Unforgettable Struggle [Films and Documentaries from the Cultural

Revolution]." March 2, 2006.

Wang Renyin, Chief Editor, Film Art [Dianying yishu].

*"The Research and Writing of Chinese Cinema History in the ‘New

Period’ (1979-2005)." September 7, 2005.

Wang Shizhen, Director Emeritus, China Film Playwright and Film Critics’ Society,

and Vice-Chairman, Shanghai Film Critics’ Society.

*"Brief [Comments] on the General Situation and Evolution of Feature

Film Creation in the 17 Years after the Foundation of the People’s Republic

of China, 1949-1966." April 6, 2006.

Wu Tianming, Director and former Chairman, Xi’an Film Studio.

"How Zhang Yimou Became a Director" [Q & A session]. November 8, 2006.

Xiao Zhiwei, Professor of History, California State University–San Marcos.

*"What Is Film? Communist Redefinition and Audience Resistance in China,

1949-1966." October 22, 2003.

Xu Ying, Research Associate, China Film Archives.

*"Film and Aesthetics: A Study of the Film [Neighbors]." April 27, 2005.

Xu Zhongquan, Actor, Changchun Film Studio, and Professor, Central Drama

Academy. *"A Lifetime of Drama: From the Great Leap Forward to the

New Era." April 28, 2005.

Yang Yang, Professor of Contemporary Literature, East China Normal University.

*"The Fifth Generation and Chinese Motion Pictures, 1984-1994."

April 13, 2005.

Yang Yang, Professor of Contemporary Literature, East China Normal University.

*"Vision Is Richer than Language: About China’s 6th Generation Directors

and Li Yang’s [Blind Shaft/Mangjing]. February 28, 2006.

Esther Yau, Professor of Film and New Media, Occidental College.

*"The Exotic Patriot in Maoist Cinema." November 5, 2004.

Yin Huali, Secretary-General, Shanghai Federation of Art and Literature.

"Shanghai Federation of Literary and Art Circles: an Introduction."

April 14, 2005.

Zhang Yuanmin, Cinematographer, Shanghai Film Studio, and Vice-Chairman,

Shanghai Film Artists Association. "The Realistic Style of Shanghai’s

Film Making, 1978-1985." April 11, 2005.

 

 

 

APPENDIX C - 50 Great Chinese Films: Filmed Interviews (at Weber State U.)

Chen Mo, Senior Research Fellow, China Film Archives. April 16, 2004.

Chen Xihe, Professor and Dean, Shanghai University, College of Film and

Television. April 2005.

Hu Chang, Historian, Changchun Film Studio. September 22, 2005.

Hu Ke, Professor, China School of Broadcast Communications, and Senior

Research Fellow, China Film Archives. October 31, 2005.

John Lent, Professor of Communications, Temple University. November 12, 2004.

Li Suyuan, Professor, China School of Communication Broadcast, and Senior

Research Fellow, China Film Archives. October 2006.

Lin Yuzhen, Film Editor and Playwright, Shanghai Film Studio, April 2006.

Qin Yi, Distinguished Actress, Shanghai Film Studio. April 2005 (3 interviews).

Sun Daolin, Actor-Director, Shanghai Film Studio, October 15, 2003.

Wang Di, Professor Emeritus, Beijing Film Academy. April 2006.

Wang Meibiao, Director, China Central Newsreel and Documentary Studio.

October 2002.

Wang Meibiao, Director, China Central Newsreel and Documentary Studio, and

Yang Yang, Professor of Contemporary Literature, East China Normal

University (joint interview). March, 2006.

Wang Renyin, Chief Editor, Film Art [Dianying yishu]. September 2005.

Wang Shizhen, former Secretary-General, China Film Playwright’s Institute, and

original Co-Chief Editor, [Popular Cinema/Dazhong dianying]. April 2006.

Wu Tianming, Director and former Chairman, Xi’an Film Studio. November 8, 2006.

Xiao Zhiwei, Professor of History, California State University–San Marcos.

October 22, 2003.

Xu Ying, former Research Associate, China Film Archives. November 12, 2004.

Xu Zhongquan, Actor, Changchun Film Studio, and Professor, Central Drama

Academy. April 2005.

Yang Yang, Professor of Contemporary Literature, East China Normal University.

April 2005.

Yin Huali, Secretary-General, Shanghai Federation of Art and Literature. April 2005.

Esther Yau, Professor of Film and New Media, Occidental College.

November 5, 2004.

Zhang Yuanmin, Cinematographer, Shanghai Film Studio, and Vice-Chairman,

Shanghai Film Artists Association. April 2005.