Wong Karwai's The Grandmaster: Digitality, Identity, and the Possibility of Culture
Jinhua is Professor in the Institute of Comparative Literature &
Comparative Culture at Peking University. Her talk will discuss Hong Kong director Wong Karwai's The Grandmaster (2013). Unlike his
previous films, which often mine the problem of Hong Kong identity, his latest
work takes up the issue of Chinese identity as a provisional digitalized
For Columbia University students, there will be a pre-talk screening of The Grandmaster on May 10, 2:30 PM 4:50 PM in the International Affairs Building, Room 918. Registration is required for the screening. Please visit http://goo.gl/XCui5.
Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program and the Columbia University School of the Arts Master's in Film Studies Program.