Epic Intimacy: The Cinema of Zhang Yimou & Gong Li Exhibition at ACMI
Spanning more than three decades, the filmmaking partnership between Zhang Yimou and Gong Li has produced some of mainland China’s most striking imagery and arresting tales. Commenting on the season, ACMI Senior Film Programmer, Kristy Matheson said ACMI was delighted to honour one of cinema’s most dynamic duos.
“Yimou first cast an unknown drama student, Gong Li in his directorial debut, Red Sorghum (1987). From there, a rich artistic collaboration ensued, including Raise the Red ...
China Up Close Exhibition at ACMI
ACMI Director & CEO, Tony Sweeney said that China Up Close represents the most significant exploration of a major trading and cultural partner ever undertaken by the organisation across the breadth of its programming streams.
“China Up Close will provide audiences with truly unique insights into Chinese screen-based practice and its symbiotic relationship with the powerful changes experienced in China, the world’s fastest growing economy,” said Sweeney.
“China Up Close ...