HCJ is heading to the movies! Join us to watch “The Horse Thief” at Doris Duke Theatre on Friday, May 26, 2023, 7 PM. RSVP via the link in our Instagram bio or directly on our website – let us know if you’ll attend so that we can send information about a possible dinner meet-up beforehand! This film is part of HoMA’s celebration of China’s Fifth Generation Filmmakers.
About these filmmakers: Fifth Generation filmmakers reacted against the ideological purity of Cultural Revolution cinema. By relocating to regional studios, they began to explore the actuality of local culture in a somewhat documentarian fashion. Instead of stories depicting heroic military struggles, the films were built out of the drama of ordinary people’s daily lives. They also retained political edge, but aimed at exploring issues rather than recycling approved policy. (Wikipedia)