Film Screening: The Goddess

goddess-1934-001-woman-and-boyDir: Wu Yonggang / Starring Ruan Lingyu / 1934 / 1hr 25mins / Silent / no rating

The Goddess tells the story of a devoted young mother who must submit to a life of prostitution in order to provide for her son.

The first in our Ashes of Time film series – comprising of key works from Chinese cinema alluded to in Isaac Julien’s multiscreen film installation Ten Thousand Waves.

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