Bo Wang on the world premiere of Many Undulating Things at Visions du Réel (April 11/12), and two films at Essay Film Festival (March 30)

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Events, Faculty, Film and Video, Screenings | No Comments

Today’s post features an announcement from artist, filmmaker, and VCS faculty member Bo Wang about upcoming screenings of three films he’s made as part of an ongoing collaborative project with Pan Lu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chinese Culture at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University:

Dear friends,

I am thrilled to share you the news that, Many Undulating Things (2019), the film I have worked on with Pan Lu in the past six years, is going to have its world premiere in Compétition Internationale Burning Lights, at Visions du Réel in Nyon, Switzerland. Compétition Internationale Burning Lights is VdR’s section that dedicated to new vocabularies and expressions, to research and to narrative and formal experimentation in documentary filmmaking.

Filmed majorly in Hong Kong, Many Undulating Things is a film about air, plants, colonialism, ports, malls, free markets, ghosts… and many other undulating things. The film is produced by BÖC Features. For more information,

Both Pan Lu and I will attend the festival, please let me know if you happen to be around. Screening Information:

  • April 11, 16:15, Capitole Leone, Nyon
  • April 12, 16:00, Colombière, Nyon

Two other films from our collaborate project, Traces of an Invisible City (2016) and Miasma, Plants, Export Paintings (2017), will be shown at Essay Film Festival in London. Essay Film Festival is a collaboration between Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
March 30, 16:00, Cinema 1, ICA, London

More information about the three films:

Best, Bo

很高兴的向你分享,我和潘律合作耗时6年的电影《湧浪之间》(2019) 将于瑞士真实电影节“Burning Lights”国际竞赛单元全球首映。“Burning Lights”国际竞赛单元致力于探索纪录片电影新语汇与表达的电影,从研究方法到叙事的形式实验。

主要拍摄于香港,《湧浪之间》讲诉了一个关于空气、植物、殖民史、货港、商场、自由市场、鬼魂,和很多湧浪之间的事情的故事。制片公司:BÖC Features。更多的信息可见

潘律和我都将参加电影节与观众交流,放映时间地点是:4月11日, 16:15, Capitole Leone, 尼永4月12日, 16:00, Colombière, 尼永

同时,我们合作的另外两部电影,《港城三记》(2016)和《瘴气、植物、外销画》(2017)将在伦敦散文电影节放映。散文电影节由Birkbeck动态影像学院和当代艺术学院 (ICA)合办,放映信息如下
3月30日, 16:00, Cinema 1, 伦敦当代艺术学院



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