You Are the Days to Come

Includes Q&A

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Film Info
Runtime:75
Copyright:2021
Country Listing:Sweden
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:Chinese
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Artscapes
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Film Subjects:Activism
Art & Design
Asian Cultures & Issues
Politics & Political Intrigue
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ronja Yu
Producer(s):Anna J Ljungmark
Writer(s):Ronja Yu
Editor(s):Ronja Yu
Nanna Frank Møller
Cinematography:Weimin Zhang
Sound:Martin Hennel

Description

Artscapes: Creative minds, artistic pursuits and inventive filmmaking

Rapid economic and social change in China, following Mao Zedong's death, sparked an artist-led cultural revolution that would help radicalize a generation to demand freedoms they had never known. Remembered for their fierce political bravery in the late '70s and early '80s, the Stars were the first contemporary art group in China who were unafraid to openly challenge the government in the name of liberation. Amassing an incredible collection of archival footage, director Ronja Yu returns to Beijing to seek out the artists whose rebellion inspired her and so many others in the years leading up to the Tiananmen Square protests. Now, over 30 years later, Yu hopes that a reminder of rebellious days past will awaken and inspire a new generation. Revisit a time in Chinese history when imagination and creativity were boundless, and the exciting promise of future freedoms was palpable. Nataleah Hunter-Young

Co-presented with Toronto Real Asian International Film Festival

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