YIDFF 2011
New Asian Currents
  • All Restrictions End
  • Amin
  • Bassidji
  • A Brief History of Memory
  • Children of Soleil
  • Gift
  • Hard Rails across a Gentle River
  • Iranian Cookbook
  • My Own City
  • On the Way to the Sea
  • Prison and Paradise
  • The Red Rain on the Equator
  • Self-Portrait with Three Women
  • The Shepherd’s Story / Shinjuku 2009 + Ogaki 2010
  • Thatched Cottages on the Enclave
  • A Trip to the Barbershop
  • Unreal Forest
  • Water Hands
  • we began by measuring distance
  • We’ve never seen a night which has finished by reaching a day
  • The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger
  • World without Shadow
  • Yongsan
  • Yuguo and His Mother
  • Yuguo and His Mother

    CHINA / 2011 / Chinese / Color / Video / 49 min
    Gu Tao


    In the snowy Aoluguya Forest of northeast Inner Mongolia, Yuguo cares for his mother who expresses her love with all her body and soul. The son who lives away returns home, and the camera gently watches over their short time spent together.

    Oct. 8 F3 | Oct. 10 F5


    New Asian Currents Special Invitation Film

    Aoluguya, Aoluguya . . .

    CHINA / 2007 / Video / 81 min
    Gu Tao

    A work preceding Gu Tao’s Yuguo and His Mother. A tale that unfolds in the Aolugya Forest in Inner Mongolia, featuring such unique characters as a mother who dulls her sadness over the absence of her son Yuguo with alcohol, her younger brother, and Maria, the tribal chieftain who watches over them.

    Oct. 11 F3