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The Memory Project

Nov 17, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016

From 1959-1961, China witnessed one of the worst famines in history, known as the “three years of famine” or The Great Famine.

Wu Wenguang, director of the documentary series The Memory Project, will be showcasing his film that focuses on the historical impact of the “3 years of famine” that took place throughout China. The documentary series will be screened on November 17th and 18th at Royce 314 and the Freud Playhouse respectively, along with a Q&A following the films.



11/17 at Royce 314

11:00 am Opening Remarks

by Professor David Schaberg

Dean of Humanities

Professor Michael Berry

11:15 am – 12:00 pm A Panel Discussion 

Documenting Memory w/ Wu Wenguang, Liu Xiaolei, Zhang Mengqi, and Zhang Ping

1:00 – 2:15 pm Film Screening: No Land 

Q & A w/ Zhang Ping

2:30 – 4:45 pm Film Screening: Dying at 47KM 

Q & A w/ Zhang Mengqi

6:00 – 8:00 pm Film Screening: A True Believer 

Q & A w/ Liu Xiaolei


11/18 at Freud Playhouse

2:00 – 4:00 pm Film Screening: Investigating My Father 

Q & A w/ Wu Wenguang

4:30 – 5:30 pm Reading Hunger: A Performance 

w/ Wu Wenguang, Liu Xiaolei, Zhang Mengqi, and Zhang Ping


Special Thanks To:

Department of Asian Languages & Cultures
UCLA College Division of the Humanities
Center for Performance Studies
UCLA Confucius Institute
Humanities Development Office
School of Theater, Film, and Television


Nov 17, 2016
Nov 18, 2016