Jia Zhangke
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All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007
9 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.


London Film Festival 2015: 'Mountains May Depart' + 'James White' + 'Departure'
12 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

Mother-son relationships are perceptively explored in the debut films from Josh Mond and Andrew Steggall, and in Jia Zhangke’s decades-spanning latest.

Still Life
19 Feb 2009 // 1:59 PM

A blend of pop, folk, painting, and documentary resulting in a sprawling yet finely detailed portrait of a society suffering from profound psychic discord.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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