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A New Old Play

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 21 2022
Nov 03 2022
A New Old Play

This visually magnificent new Chinese film is a unique hybrid of fiction, historical reminiscence, and experimental theatre.

Hong Kong/France, 2021, Qiu Jiongjiong

When a longtime clown in a renowned Chinese theatrical troupe dies, he finds himself reliving 50 years of art, struggle, and love during China’s tumultuous 20th century—before entering the afterlife “Critic’s Pick…A magnificently layered historical epic…Breathes new life into a story as old as civilization.” –NY Times. “A huge epochal fresco.” –Senses of Cinema. Cleveland premiere. Subtitles. 179

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A New Old Play, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 10/21 thru at least 11/2 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12 and you have 72 hours to watch it.


    Official Website

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