Chinese Civil War (1927-50)

The Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies, Edited by Donald Bloxham and A. Dirk Moses. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Jin, Xie. The Red Detachment of Women. China, 1961.

The ballet based on this film became part of the "revolutionary model theatrical works" (geming yangbanxi, or yangbanxi) canon during the Cultural Revolution.

Yimou, Zhang. Red Sorghum. Hong gao liang. China: Xi'an Film Studio, 1987.

Director Zhang Yimou was part of the Fifth Generation of Chinese directors, the first group to graduate from the Beijing Film Academy since the Cultural Revolution. They abandoned social realism that had characterized the previous era and explored unorthodox themes and topics. They found international acclaim and success, which paralleled the softening of China beginning in the mid-1980s. 

Genfa, Wang. A Jewish Girl in Shanghai. China: Shanghai Film Group Corporation, 2010.
Capra, Frank. The Bitter Tea of General Yen. Le thé amer du Général Yen. United States: Columbia Pictures, 1933.


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