Centre for Chinese Studies
The Centre for Chinese Studies is a leading interdisciplinary teaching and research unit at the University of Manchester that provides a home for research into diverse aspects of Asia/China: from politics and societal development, to science and technology, economy, history, religions and arts.
We believe that in-depth knowledge of Chinese language and culture is crucial to a real understanding of China. Graduates can achieve competence in Chinese history, international politics and economic developments for strong career prospects in business and academia.
The Road to Fame
Exclusive Preview Screening
Don't miss your chance to see The Road to Fame and chat with its rising-star Chinese director Hao Wu before the film's premiere on BBC4!
Tuesday 03 December 2013
The University of Manchester
Samuel Alexander Theatre
Film screening: 16.00 - 17.20
Director Q&A: 17.20 - 17.50
The Road to Fame chronicles the staging of the American musical Fame—China’s first official collaboration with Broadway—by the senior class at China's top drama academy. Director Hao Wu gained unprecedented accessto China's Central Drama Academy, which graduated the likes of global superstars Gong Li andZhang Ziyi, to make this documentary, telling the poignant story of a new generation in the People's Republic.
Please book your free ticket at https://roadfame.eventbrite.co.uk.