Private Project

Black Skin Yellow Skin

As more and more Africans appear in China, transnational marriage has become a new social phenomenon, but Chinese’s traditional concept of marriage has put them under tremendous pressure. This project records several pairs of couples who are constantly pursuing their own happiness,to reveal the ups and downs of this particular group.

  • ZHANG Yong
  • ZHANG Yong
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    42 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 USD
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    China, Zimbabwe
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Director Biography - ZHANG Yong

ZhANG Yong, is director of the center for African Film and TV Studies, Zhejiang Normal University. He graduated with a PhD degree from Beijing Film Academy in 2015, and is the organizer of the China-Africa Film and Television Cooperation Forum, as well as official African film selector for Beijing International Film Festival and First Youth Film Festival. He is also a documentary filmmaker, directed include: Finding Seattle, Africans in Yiwu, TAZARA:An Journey Withour An End. He focus on African film research since 2012, has published over 20 papers in scholarly journals including Contemporary Cinema, and Film Arts, and Beijing Film Academy Journal.

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