CineCulture, Feb. 23: ELECTRIC SHADOWS

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CineCulture, Feb. 23: ELECTRIC SHADOWS

Postby mhusain » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:01 pm

(Film Screening Friday, February 23, 5:30 p.m. Peter’s Education Center Auditorium west of Save Mart Center in the Student Recreation Center Building)

February 23: Electric Shadows (2004)
Discussant: Dr. Ed EmanuEl

Electric Shadows marks the directing debut of Xiao Jiang one of the few active female film directors in China. The film begins when a young woman mysteriously attacks a stranger and then asks him to care for her fish while she is being arrested. When he enters her apartment he discovers an apparent shrine to the iconic Chinese singer and film actress of the 1930s Zhou Zuan, nicknamed “ the Golden voice”, and that they share a love of the cinema and more. The film's reverent attitude towards the power of film, and particularly classic films, is a Chinese homage to the 1988 cultural classic Italian film Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore. Through a series of flashbacks the young stranger begins to unravel the incredible series of coincidences that intertwine his life with his attacker’s. In Mandarin with English subtitles. 93 minutes.

All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community. CineCulture is also offered as a 3 unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Mass Communication and Journalism Department. CineCulture fulfills General Education Integration Area Multicultural International (MI).

CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions.
Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us in advance to your participation.

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