Programs and Tours
The 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival: Artist Talk with Wang Bing
“Wang’s epic documentaries define the brave political outspokenness, tenacity and artistic sophistication that continues to inspire a new and ambitious generation of young Chinese filmmakers” - Harvard Film Archive
Wang Bing is an artist working at the forefront of the recent energetic movement in documentary filmmaking originating from China. Please join Mr. Wang (who will participate via Skype) and UM Professor Markus Nornes for a discussion of his video, Crude Oil, an 840-minute observation of oil workers in Qinghai Province. This work will be exhibited in the lower level of the University of Michigan Work Gallery (306 S. State Street) from March 11 through April 1.
The 49th Ann Arbor Film Festival takes place March 22–27. For more information on North America’s longest-running independent and experimental film festival, please visit www.aafilmfest.org.
This program is free and open to the public.
Co-presented by the Confucius Institute, UM Center for Chinese Studies, Department of Screen Arts and Cultures, and the University of Michigan Museum of Art.
Friday, 25 March, 2011
Helmut Stern Auditorium
University of MichiganMuseum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354