Stilt Dancers of Long Bow Village AND Guomen: A Village Wedding

Sunday, 8 February 2015 - 2:00pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Stilt Dancers of Long Bow Village AND Guomen: A Village Wedding

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

The films in this year's Penn Museum Second Sunday Series highlight vibrant expressions of culture from diverse locations around the world. More information: penn.museum/culturefilms.


CHINA

Stilt Dancers of Long Bow Village
(Richard Gordon, Carma Hinton, 1980)

Guomen: A Village Wedding
(Gordon, Hinton, 2003)

James Chan presents two films from the Long Bow Village group, one about the rebirth of stilt dancing in a small village in China, joyfully practiced by very young children and elders, the second about folkloric marriage customs returning to Huang Cun village.

Films in the Local Color series cosponsored by Penn Humanities Forum, Provost Interdisciplinary Arts Fund, Africa Center, Cinema Studies Program, Center for East Asian Studies, History of Art Department, La Casa Latina, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia, South Asia Center, and University Museum Library.

Films are free with museum admission. Pre-registration is not required.