Festival of Hope / 28 April 2020

The Past of White Night

White Night is one of the most important cultural landmarks in China, founded by Chinese well-known contemporary poet Zhai Yongming. Throughout this film, you can see the 20-years review of development trace of White Night, from Utopia to realistic management and the important progress that belongs to a group of contemporary poets and artists.The story spreads with narratives from Zhai Yongming (founder of White Night), Dai Hong and some old friends. It is a poetic look-back based on 1980s and is full of sentiments of Chinese literati. Some unpublicized old rare videos are premiered on the screen which carry you into an exploration of "The Past of White Night".