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Unformatted text preview: 5-19-2011good to have independent voicesvoices- independent of the governmentturning point- no longer avoided- 2001moving on to - recovering of lost historiesstart if off- subject of lost historiesdid not hear anything about ite.g. issues of civil rights, slavery, lynchinge.g. no black athletes in sportsissue of lost historiese.g. treatment of excluded Asiansfield of history- propaganda work? because interest in lost history- official version of history- what is not being toldplaying the role of independent voice- know about that- upset sometimesthings like voting rights, suffrage for women, gender equalitywomen history- not dealt in history textbookshappen everywhereChina- same kinds of problemsindependent film-makers- need to know who you are and where you are fromtodays filmfairly early in underground in film-making- 1993Blue Kitefull production values/qualitylook like a moviefeature filmfocusing on a familyset in Beijingall about family (ies)experiences seen through a boyparents- teacher and librarianexcited about New Chinapromised after 19491950swhat issues does this film explore???- top two or threedealing with under that headingwhat surprises you about this filmdid not expect to seechildren frolicking in the streetpeople walking aroundThis place is Dry Well Lane-grew up hereparents- carrying furniture into the housesneighbors congratulating each other on house and marriagestopping conversation at the mention of Stalinstop wedding for ten days due to Stalins deathopen housegreeting many neighbors to new housewedding ceremony has begun!!!...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course CAT 3 taught by Professor Strauss during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08