On Light and Shadow: A Conversation with Crosscurrent Director Yang Chao

For his second feature, director Yang Chao presents a trek that is at once ordinary and extraordinary: a largely solitary journey on a river in a boat. The river in question is the Yangtze River […]

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on Oct, 10 · in Interviews

Preview – Chinese Visual Festival 2017, May 2-11

The 7th Chinese Visual Festival (CVF) will be held in London from May 2nd – 11th at BFI Southbank, the Bertha DocHouse screen at Curzon Bloomsbury and King’s College London. This year’s festival builds on […]

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on Apr, 07 · in News

Crosscurrent (China, 2016)

Yang Chao’s second feature-length work Crosscurrent presents a largely missed — albeit strikingly shot — opportunity. Yes, the film is richly textured in terms of visuals, established in the atmospheric opening long shot. During the magical blue […]

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on Oct, 23 · in Reviews

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