Revolutionary Rock and Roll In the Post-Revolutionary China: A Film Screening and Conversations with Cui Jian
February 6 & 7, 2014
Co-Sponsored by China House and Antaeus Group, New York University
"My most desired way of dying is to die on the stage instead of on the bed or sofa at home. For a musician, as stage is just his battlefield, the best ending is to die on the battlefield."---Cui Jian
NYU China House is pleased to announce the series event featuring Cui Jian, the iconic pioneer of Chinese Rock and Roll and a symbol of creativity, energy, critical spirit, and social engagement through music in China since the mid-1980s. The mini-series includes
Part I Memory, Critique, and Idealism in Chinese Rock and Roll Since the Mid-1980s
An intimate discussion with Cui Jian on his role in the Chinese pop music scene in the past quarter century and, more broadly, on the role of music in the age of commodification and globalization.
Date: Feb 6 & 7, 2014 (Thursday & Friday)
Time: 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: 19 University Place, Room 222
A feature drama directed by Cui Jian, The Blue Bones (Lanse Gutou), which was the recipient of the Jury's Award at the Rome International Film Festival in November 2013 (public screening followed by a Q & A).
Date: Feb 7, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Location: 19 West 4 St., Room 101
Please bring your NYU ID for the film screening!
Please RSVP here. (The latest Link)
See here for Cui Jian's profile.