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Beijing opera masks : face of Chinese tradition / JoongAng Broadcasting Corp.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorJoongAng Broadcasting Corp.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2002.
Description1 streaming video file (17 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Face of Chinese tradition
Series Asian Masters: Cultural Traditions, Esoteric Arts
Asian masters. ^A1040786
Contents Master Craftsman (3:54) -- Painting and Beijing Opera Masks (4:20) -- Mask Making Apprentice (2:14) -- Preserving a Tradition (4:25)
Abstract This program enters the world of Beijing opera through the traditional art of mask-making-and through the eyes of 76-year-old Xiang Qi Shang, a celebrated mask maker who has devoted his life to preserving a custom that may yet be lost in China's rush to modernization. Master Xiang demonstrates his remarkable brushwork as he comments on a range of topics, including the use of facial expression to illuminate a character's personality and the application of symbolic colors to aid in audience recognition. Facial painting in Beijing opera is also discussed.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 06, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: JoongAng Broadcasting Corp, 2002 9781421308401
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number33899s Films Media Group
Publisher number33900 Films Media Group

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