We will bring internationally acclaimed experimental documentarian, Wang Wo, to Charlottesville from his current home in Maryland for this screening. He will present two films, Up&Down and Noise, both from 2007, which have become bedrocks in the independent filmmaking community in China. We will hold a more formal Q&A after the screenings and encourage you to hang out with us and Wang Wo throughout the night.
Wang Wo (王我) was born in Hebei Province, and is currently living in USA. He studied graphic design at the Central Academy of Arts and Design, and received an MA in Arts and Design from Tsinghua University. He began making films in 2004, establishing himself as one the innovative of the independent documentary filmmakers. His experimental documentaries include Outside (2005), Noise (2007), Zhe Teng: According to China (2010), The Dialogue (2014) and Filmless Festival (2015). Along with his filmmaking, Wang established himself as an artist and graphic designer. His powerful posters for the Beijing Independent Film Festival are admired the world around.
This is the final iteration of the Bridge’s spring film series. Stay tuned for summer programing.
Up&Down (2007; 10min)
Noise (2007; 60min)