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Geyizagei 那年夏天

2022 - 30 min - Mandarin - Subtitles: English

Geyizagei 那年夏天


The midsummer of 1992 in Sichuan Aba Muqia village, a ‘Qiang’ girl called Juan experienced her first menstruation and at the same time she becomes aware of special feelings for her best friend Hao. In the meanwhile an unexpected accident happens.

Sphinx Cinema

Tuesday 12 March


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About the Director

Yuxin Yan (1997) obtained a master’s degree of Fine Art in 2022 in Shanghai Theatre Academy. Both her undergraduate and postgraduate major is film production. She has written and directed four student short movies which won several national and international film awards. Her works portray the culture of Chinese cultural ethnic minorities. Under the supervision of prof. Sabine Hillen (VUB) and prof. Katarzyna Ruchel - Stockmans (VUB), she is working on the VUB-CSC PhD Program on Arts, Linguistics and Literary studies.

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