The Unfailing Radio Wave
(1958, 111 minutes)
Director: Wang Ping
During the Sino-Japanese war and the war of liberation, Chinese commissar Xia Li and his undercover “wife” operate a clandestine radio station in Shanghai between 1938 and 1949. Their actions were at a great personal risk, and the underground radio intelligence they provided was a huge contribution to war efforts.
Retrospective of Chinese Women Directors (1950s - Present) Series
This film series will present the works of four remarkable women directors, each negotiating a perspective or commentary alternative to the mainstream cinema of the time. All films are in Chinese with English Subtitles. This is the second film of eight.