Blossoming in the Wind
CHINA/2004/Tibetan, Chinese/Color/Video/60min
Director: Sun Yueling
Chen Lu
CHINA/2004/Chinese/Color, B&W/Video/29min
Director: Lin Xin
Blossoming in the Wind shows us a blissful journey by young Tibetan monks, their disciples and the director through snow-covered sacred mountains. Animals and human beings, all are full of life. Chen Lu in China is a town famous for ceramics. People’s faces when talking about their town, the landscape and the beauty of the ceramics are portrayed with artistic elegance.
10.14(Sat) 18:00 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center
10.20(Fri) 14:30 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center
White Tower
Director: Su Qing, Mi Na
The very first of its kind in China, this human drama of love and marriage revolves around deaf women and men. Their vibrant exchange in sign language creates a dynamism faster than sonic velocity.
10.11(Wed) 19:00 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center
10.20(Fri) 16:30 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center
Before the Flood
Directors: Li Yifan, Yan Yu
The Three Gorges Dam will become world's largest when completed in 2009. This powerful, epic cinematic poem incisively captures the surging waves of time through the changing circumstances of people and towns whose futures lie beneath a deluge of water.
9.16(Sat) 17:20 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
9.29(Fri) 12:30 @Polepole Higashinakano theater
10.20(Fri) 18:30 @Athenee Francais Cultural Center

Presented by Cinamatrix
Co-presented by Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Organizing Committee, Athenee Francais Cultural Center, The Film School of Tokyo, Polepole Higashinakano

With support from the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunkacho)