In collaboration with the UBC Chinese Centre for Research, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is pleased to co-sponsor this film showing, the first in a series of classic Chinese films to be screened at UBC over the academic year.

The was first shown in 1947, the first major film after the end of the Resistance War in 1945. It is considered one of the greatest of pre-Communist films. It deals with family separation during the war, when a young husband has to flee to Chongqing, leaving his wife in Shanghai. After the war the reunion is very unhappy. The title refers to the eastward flow of refugees coming back down the Yangzi to the coast from Chongqing after the war.The film will be screened on Wednesday, September 19th at 5 PM in the Lilloet Room (301) of the I.K. Barber Learning Centre.

Place: Lilloet Room (301) of the I.K. Barber Learning Centre
Dates: Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00pm

For more details or questions, please contact Professor Diana Lary,

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