Cinema East series presents a collection of quality Chinese films, from old classics to contemporary best sellers. The screenings are accompanied by introduction theme lectures by Dr. Adiel Portugali (Tel-Aviv University & China Cultural Center), which explore China’s varied cinematic, historical, social and cultural landscapes. Unless otherwise noted, Cinema East 2022 takes place every last Wednesday of each month.
Japanese forces invaded Nanjing, the former capital of the Republic of China on December 9th 1937. Throughout the following six weeks, soldiers raped thousands of women and annihilated hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians - with mass executions, crowds mown down by firing squads and victims digging their own graves.
City Of Life AND Death 南京南京
Date: 29 Spetember 2022
Location: China Cultural Center
18:30 Opening Lecture by Dr. Adiel Portugali (in Hebrew)
Director: Lu Chuan
Language: Chinese (Mandarin)