Throughout the China Onscreen Biennial, unique events are planned that give background on the films and filmmakers, explore the themes and ideas presented in their work, and promote discussion and cultural exchange.



Sunday, November 6 @ 7 PM •  UCLA Billy Wilder Theater
US Premiere of I Am Not Madame Bovary, directed by Feng Xiaogang and starring Fan Bingbing

Sunday, November 13 @ 3:30 PM | Monday, November 14 @ 1:00 PM• AFI FEST presented  by Audi
West Coast Premiere of Crosscurrent, directed by Yang Chao 
In person: Yang Chao

Tuesday, November 1 @ 9:00 AM | Wednesay Nov. 2 @ 6 PM
• US-China Film Summit and Gala Dinner

Tuesday, November 9 @ 7 PM | Reservations required
•  China in Hollywood: A Talk with Marlin Prager, CFO Legendary Entertainment

Monday, October 31 • 7:30 PM @ UCLA Film & Television Archive, Billy Wilder Theater
Meditation and a Movie: 30-meditation followed by screening of the Monkey King 2
In person: Mitra Manesh, UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC)

Sunday, October 23 @ 9 AM • UCLA Sculpture Garden and James Bridges Theater
• Garden Meditation + Film Screenings (Ata and Journey to the West) + In person: Theater Director  and UCLA Distinguished Professor Peter Sellars

Friday, October 14 @ 6:30 PM • UCLA Billy Wilder Theater
Opening Night Reception + Film Screenings + Discussion with Film Director Gu Changwei and Art Curator John Kong
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Monday, October 16 @ 7:30 PM • UCLA Billy Wilder Theater
Film Screening of Behemoth + Q&A with Film Director Zhao Liang