Life in-between Screens: “The World, Two Meters Away”

Zhang, Zhen and Jiang, Jiehong and Chang, Ellen (2021) Life in-between Screens: “The World, Two Meters Away”. Feminist Media Histories, 7 (1). pp. 61-80. ISSN 2373-7492

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Abstract

This conversation, originally conducted in Chinese, explores the role of films, movie theaters, screens, streaming platforms, and documentary filmmaking in China during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Zhang Zhen and Jiang Jiehong—professors at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and Birmingham City University, UK, respectively—discuss the human rights movement prompted by state-sanctioned racist violence, feminist interventions in filmmaking practices, documentation of the pandemic in China, and tensions between state discourse and minjian (unofficial, unaffiliated, grassroots, and among-the-people) narratives.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2021.7.1.61
Date: 10 January 2021
Uncontrolled Keywords: censorship, China, documentary, feminist filmmaking, grassroots, minjian, pandemic, streaming, Wuhan
Subjects: T100 Chinese studies
W100 Fine Art
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts > Birmingham School of Art
Depositing User: Lauren Walden
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2021 16:41
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2021 16:41
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11186

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