THE SWIM 游 Preceded by PEACH BLOSSOM FISH 鱲

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Los Angeles

THE SWIM 游

Director: He Xiangyu

China, 2017

DCP, color, in Mandarin w/ English s/t, 117 min.
Visual artist He Xiangyu returns to his hometown by the Yalu river that runs between China and North Korea. It’s a bucolic landscape haunted, we learn, by a hidden history of war, human trafficking and clashing ideologies. In the final scene, He plunges into the Yalu River and swims toward North Korea in broad daylight.

Preceded by

PEACH BLOSSOM FISH 鱲

Director: Chen Hailu, Shi Yi

North American Premiere

China, 2018

DCP, color, in Mandarin w/ English s/t, 9 min.
In a lyrical animated realm evocative of the mythic Peach Blossom Land, a squirrel and a fish discover new ways of interspecies co-existence.

A China Onscreen Biennial Spectrum film.

This program is presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.

 

 

Admission Information: 
Address: 

UCLA Billy Wilder Theater, 0899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles