JIA ZHANGKE: Lecture by Professor Winnie Yee

Lecture & Film. Jia Zhangke: Cinema of Transformation

“Disenchantment and Re-enchantment in the Ruins: Jia Zhangke’s Experiments in Chinese Urban Cinema”
Lecture by Professor Winnie Yee (Hongkong) in English language

6 February 2020 at the cinema of the DFF.

Four people, four stories, one destiny. In A TOUCH OF SIN it is mainly individual objects that hold the strongest emotions. The lecture examines Jia’s brutal portrait of modern China, which tells of the attempt reconnect lost ties in a world of destruction and disappearance. Cannes Winner 2013 (Best Screenplay).

Winnie Yee is Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong.

A Touch of Sin
China/Japan/France 2013
Director: Jia Zhangke