F13 CCS Film Series. "My Mother's Rhapsody"
Director: Qiu Jiongjiong; China (Sichuan), 2011; 106 minutes (Mandarin with English subtitles)
Qiu Jiongjiong's film “My Mother's Rhapsody” is a journey into memory and visual metaphors, the story of an eighty-year old mother and her adult son as they reminisce on the past.
Qiu Jiongjiong (b.1977. Leshan, Sichuan): Since attending the Beijing Institute of Oriental Culture and Art between 1994 and 1995, Qiu Jiongjiong has been mainly active in the field of visual arts. His work has been the focus of several solo exhibitions, including Bu shang boli de guang (Light That Doesn’t Break Glass), Qimeng (Enlightenment), Zhiyuanzhe (Volunteer), Qie qingchun (Timid Youth) and Qiu Jiongjiong’s First Art Exhibition. Qiu Jiongjiong took up documentary filmmaking in 2006.