The People's Director

The old new China of Xie Jin (1923-2008)
by Leo Goldsmith   posted Dec 11, 2008

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Leo Goldsmith co-edits the film section of The Brooklyn Rail and is a PhD candidate in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University. He contributes regularly to Not Coming to a Theater Near You and Reverse Shot.

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