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Cui Jian: Memory, Critique, and Idealism in Chinese Rock and Roll Since the Mid-1980s Cui Jian: The Blue Bones

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

Part II

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.