WE THE WORKERS (凶年之畔) Directed by Wen Hai (aka Huang Wenhai) Produced by Zeng Jinyan 2017, 173 minutes, Mandarin with English Subtitles Friday, November 17 at 6pm | Free Public Screening | Facebook Event Harvard Belfer Case Study Room – CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 – See Map Filmmaker Wen Hai … Continue reading November 17 2017 – We The Workers
A collection of short films on 16mm and video from 2007 to 2016 by Beijing-based filmmaker Ding Xin (Sandy). Duration: 80 min. Filmmaker in person for post-screening discussion. Co-presented by Crows & Sparrows and the Balagan Film Series
On Tuesday, May 9th, Shireen Seno presents her feature film BIG BOY, which is loosely based on her father’s memories of growing up in the Philippines in the years after the official end of US imperial occupation in 1946.
On Monday, May 8th, Shireen Seno presents The Kalampag Tracking Agency, an ongoing curatorial and archival initiative of new and re-discovered short films from the Philippines made over the past 30 years, curated by Seno and Merv Espina.
Crows & Sparrows is proud to co-present Miao Wang’s new documentary MAINELAND at the 15th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston)! The film had its world premiere at SXSW earlier this year. This will be the film’s area premiere in Boston. Sunday, April 30 at 2:45pm at the Somerville Theatre MAINELAND Directed by Miao Wang … Continue reading April 30 2017 – Maineland at IFFBoston
This April in Boston, Crows & Sparrows is pleased to co-present Beijing-based filmmaker Zhao Liang‘s BEHEMOTH with documentary screening series The DocYard. The screening is co-sponsored by the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and the Environment in Asia Series, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. BEHEMOTH had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival … Continue reading April 24 2017 – Zhao Liang’s Behemoth in Boston
This October at the 5th China Independent Animation Film Forum (CIAFF), Crows & Sparrows co-presents the American filmmaker Lewis Klahr’s collage feature SIXTY SIX (2002-2015) as the closing night film of this year’s Forum. While many have viewed Lewis Klahr’s work within the realm of animation, Klahr resists being called an animator, and instead refers to himself … Continue reading October 16 2016 – Lewis Klahr’s SIXTY SIX in Beijing
This August at OCAT Shanghai, Crows & Sparrows presents the American filmmaker Lewis Klahr’s collage feature SIXTY SIX (2002-2015), with the filmmaker in person for discussion. While many have viewed Lewis Klahr’s work within the realm of animation, Klahr resists being called an animator, and instead refers to himself as a collage filmmaker. Originally working on 16mm … Continue reading August 21 2016 – Lewis Klahr’s SIXTY SIX at OCAT Shanghai
This August in Beijing, Crows & Sparrows presents a program of films by the American collage filmmaker Lewis Klahr in partnership with the 5th China Independent Animation Film Forum (CIAFF) and with the filmmaker in person for discussion. While many have viewed Lewis Klahr’s work within the realm of animation, Klahr resists being called an … Continue reading August 20 2016 – Short Films of Lewis Klahr at CIAFF
Crows & Sparrows is proud to co-present HOOLIGAN SPARROW at the 2016 Independent Film Festival Boston! The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, where it was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize in World Cinema Documentary. The film has gone on to gain international attention at festivals including the Thessaloniki … Continue reading April 30 2016 – Hooligan Sparrow at IFFBoston
Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 6:00pm Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston DISTANT Directed by Zhengfan Yang Produced by Shengze Zhu and Zhengfan Yang Cinematography and Art Direction by Shengze Zhu 2013, China, 88 minutes, HD digital projection, color Preview | Facebook Event | Film Website | Tickets Director Zhengfan Yang will attend in person for a discussion with Yangqiao … Continue reading April 2 2016 – Distant
Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7PM Co-presented with the Harvard Film Archive SNAKESKIN Directed by Daniel Hui Produced by Bee Thiam Tan, Joana Gusmão, Pedro Fernandes Duarte 2014, Singapore/Portugal, 105 minutes, DCP, color Trailer | Tickets: $12 Filmmaker Daniel Hui will attend in person for Q&A. Synopsis: In 2066, a survivor of an enigmatic cult recounts his country’s traumatic history … Continue reading October 18 2015 – Snakeskin
Crows & Sparrows is proud to co-present THE CHINESE MAYOR at the 2015 Independent Film Festival Boston! The film won the Sundance World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Unparalleled Access, and it has been called “the first great political documentary of 2015” by Nonfics. This will be the film’s New England Premiere. Sunday, April 26 at 1pm … Continue reading April 26 2015 – The Chinese Mayor at IFFBoston
Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7PM at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Expanded Animation: New Directions in Chinese Animation Total running time: 75 minutes + Q&A Buy tickets ($10 regular / $5 students and ICA members) Join the Facebook event Filmmakers Lei Lei and Chai Mi will appear in person for Q&A Program Description: With … Continue reading April 24 2015 – New Directions in Chinese Animation
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7PM at the Brattle Theatre Recycled: Reconstructions of Place and Memory Experimental film program Total running time: 68 minutes + Q&A Buy tickets ($11 regular / $9 students and seniors) Filmmakers Lei Lei, Hope Tucker, and Tzuan Wu will attend in person for Q&A Program Description: In 2009, the Beijing-based archivist … Continue reading March 24 2015 – Recycled Cinema