Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century: Production, Consumption, Imagination



23 - 24 January 2013, University of Amsterdam & International Film Festival Rotterdam

  • Day 1 workshop with talks by leading academics and a roundtable discussion with film festival researchers.
  • Keynote address by Professor Julian Stringer (University of Nottingham), “The Consumption of Chinese Cinema at International Film Festivals: Three Propositions”
  • Closing address by Professor Patricia Pisters,”Madness, Miracles, Machines – Living in a delirious world without walls.”
  • Day 2 roundtable discussion with film festival programmers.
  • Attendance at International Film Festival Rotterdam for viewings of festival films and discussions between academics, directors, and programmers.


9 - 11 July 2012, University of Exeter

  • A launch event featuring a keynote address by Professor Rey Chow (Duke University), "China as Documentary in the Age of Hypermediality: Some Basic Questions."
  • A one-day conference on the 10th July focussing on the role of imagination in the production and consumption of Chinese cinemas in the 21st century.
  • A one-day workshop on the 11th July for postgraduates working on Chinese cinemas.

For more information, visit the conference webpage.


Amsterdam, January 2013


Singapore, July 2013


Taiwan, December 2013