Screening: 'The Revolutionary'
On June 12, Asia Society Southern California will screen the documentary film The Revolutionary. This event is co-sponsored by Cimarron, USC Outside The Box (Office), USC Marshall CIBER and USC U.S.-China Institute. Producers Irv Drasnin, Lucy Ostrander and Don Sellers, will discuss the implications of making this documentary. Sidney Rittenberg, subject of the film, will participate in the discussion as the "most important foreigner in China since Marco Polo."
Screening & Discussion:
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
5:15 - 6:00PM Registration and Wine & Cheese Reception
6:00 - 7:30PM Screening
7:30 - 8:30PM Discussion
This event is sold out! To be placed on the waiting list, please email Nadiya Conner at [email protected], and we will notify you when seats become available.
The Ray Stark Family Theater at the George Lucas Building
USC School of Cinematic Arts
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Parking passes may be purchased for $8.00 at USC Entrance Gate #5, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & McClintock Ave. We recommend parking in outdoor Lot M or V, or Parking Structure D, at the far end of 34th Street. Please note that Parking Structure D cannot accomodate tall vehicles such as SUVs. Metered street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.
THE REVOLUTIONARY is a feature-length documentary film about the Maoist era and Sidney Rittenberg, an American who assumed an unprecedented role for a foreigner in Chinese politics. In those calamitous times, Mao’s last stand to hold on to power and to his political legacy, Rittenberg rose to prominence - the most important foreigner in China since Marco Polo.