Events & Activities

HUMA Seminar
The Faith in Ailao Mountain: Screening Talk with Independent Filmmaker Zhang Ci (Friday 26 May 2017)

Bio of the Filmmaker:


Ci ZHANG is an award-winning producer, speaker, writer, and filmmaker. She was one of the five artists featured in Bumming in Beijing: The Last Dreamers (1990), which was widely regarded as the first independent documentary film in post-1989 China. This documentary is currently part of Special Collections at Harvard University library and Stanford’s Green Library. Ci Zhang recently directed and produced The Faith in Ailao Mountain (2013), which was played at Stanford’s Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center. It won an award at The World’s Independent Film Festival, Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) and San Francisco International New Concept Film Festival. It has been screened at universities nationwide. Ci Zhang is recently directing and producing a series of documentary movie Silicon Valley Chinese. This documentary spotlights Chinese entrepreneurs and professors in the Silicon Valley, presenting the untold stories of each person’s journey to America to pursue dreams that were deemed impossible in China. The first episode “The Power” has just won an award at the Davis International Films Festival.

May 26, 2017 (Friday)
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lee Wing Tat Lecture Theater (LTD)