Movie Night—Fang Hua
On this week’s Friday night (16th March 2018), mentors and students had enjoyed a meaningful movie --- Youth (Fang Hua), a Chinese film directed by Feng Xiaogang and written by Geling Yan. It chronicles the lives of a group of young men and women in a military art troupe in the People's Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution. Characters in the movie had experience love, lust, betrayal, and sufferings in the background of Mao-era songs and dances.
The Movie Night provides a chance for mentors and students to have an idea of those who lived under the Mao-era and some of the historical events. The movie screening was followed by a heated discussion among mentors, each of them share their thoughts on the movie with reasons calmly.