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NYU | China House Back to 1942 Film Screening with Panel Discussion


Back to 1942

Moderator: Zhang Xudong (East Asian Studies, CAS)

Attendees: Liu Zhenyun, Zhang Zhen (Cinema Studies, Tisch), Dai Jinhua


As a part of his visit to New York this May, renowned Chinese writer Liu Zhenyun will present film Back to 1942, adapted based on his novella Remembering 1942 followed by a panel discussion with Tisch professor Zhang Zhen and professor Dai Jinhua, moderated by China House Director Zhang Xudong.

The film is situated in the historical background of the Henan Famine, which took away the lives of hundreds of thousands of refugees during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The film won the A.I.C. Award for Best Cinematography and the Golden Butterfly Award during its premiere at the International Rome Film Festival in November 2012. It also won the Best Film of Mainland and Taiwan at the 32nd Hong Kong Film Awards in 2013.


Date: May 10, 2013

Time: 6:30PM - 10:00PM

Location: 19 W 4 Street, Room 101


This event is open to public and there is no RSVP required.


Organized by NYU China House

Co-sponsored by Asian Film and Media Initiative, Department of Cinema Studies, Department of East Asian Studies