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Oral Histories

Documenting and preserving the memories and stories of independent filmmakers, curators, producers, critics and other stakeholders of Chinese independent cinema through recorded on-site interviews, CIFA’s oral histories collection offers an historical record and first-hand accounts of Chinese independent film and exhibition culture. The collection includes interview videos, audio recordings and transcripts. Interview videos have both English and Chinese subtitles.

Selected Interview videos
Bérénice Reynaud LA September 2019
Xu Tong Yanjiao August 2019

Geng Jun Beijing August 2019
Gu Tao Songzhuang September 2019

Wen Hui Beijing September 2019