A spotlight on one of China’s exciting new cinematic voices, UCCA Art Cinema proudly presents three works from Ju Anqi, including two feature-length films and one documentary, to be accompanied by a discussion with the director and several critics. Zhang Yaxuan (Film Critic), Li Zhenhua (Curator), Zhu Wen (Director, Author) and Zhou Jianglin (Poet, Art Critic) will elaborate on the themes and techniques in Ju Anqi’s works, presenting acute insight into Ju’s concepts as well as the influence of low-budget films on the film industry.
The event has selected 3 of Ju Anqi’s films, including 2 feature films and 1 documentary to render the audience some thoughts and experiences on the films from a director’s professional perspective.
Ticketing & Participation
RMB 30 / Adults
RMB 20 / UCCA Members
*Collect your ticket from reception 30 minutes before the event begins.
*Please no late entry.
A graduate of the Beijing Film Academy, Ju Anqi (b. 1975) has directed several documentaries and has been a strong advocate for reforms in media with regard to film. In 2015, his film Poet on a Business Trip premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, where it won the Best Film from Asia. His other works include There’s a Strong Wind in Beijing (2000), Quilts (2003), Night in China (2006), Happy Birthday! Mr. An (2007), and Loser and Mao (2013).
Zhu Wen is an author and film director.
Zhang Yaxuan is a film critic and film festival curator. Her critical and curative work has its basis in the creative aspects of cinema, and she has also worked in film production herself.
Li Zhenhua has been active in the artistic field since 1996. His practice mainly concerns curation, art creation, and project management. Since 2010 he has been the nominator for the Summer Academy at the Zentrum Paul Klee Bern (Switzerland), as well as for The Prix Pictet (Switzerland). He was a member of the international advisory board for the exhibition “Digital Revolution” held at the Barbican Centre in 2014.
Li Zhenhua has edited several artists’ publications, including “Yan Lei: What I Like to Do” (2012), “Hu Jieming: One Hundred Years in One Minute” (2010), “Feng Mengbo: Journey to the West” (2010), and “Yang Fudong: Dawn Mist, Separation Faith” (2009). A collection of his art reviews has been published under the title Text (2013).
- UCCA Auditorium
- Chinese with English Subtitles