Anhui

Anhui

In the Peach Blossom Land

Streaming Video - 2010
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For Chinese painters and calligraphers, the Yellow Mountain and the Peach Blossom Land at its feet have long been places of pilgrimage. This program presents the region as a living window into China's past. Through conversations with artists and craftspeople, the film reveals a land in which ink, paper, and brushes are all still manufactured according to ancient traditions - with as much artisan perfection as the images they produce. Viewers are taken to several locations in Anhui province, including Hongcun and Xidi - two well-preserved villages that are UNESCO World Heritage sites and have been featured in several Chinese movies, such as Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2006
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (44 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: In the Peach Blossom Land

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