June 6th at 6pm Bristol City Hall, the screening of the award-winning documentary "In the Name of Confucius", which will be followed by a panel discussion on Confucius Institutes.
"In the Name of Confucius" is a new documentary discussing the global controversies surrounding the Confucius Institutes, which have been accused of spreading Chinese propaganda in the West.
UK has 29 Confucius Institutes & 148 Confucius Classrooms.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the director of the film, Doris Liu.
"In the Name of Confucius" is the first documentary exposé of the Chinese government's multi-billion dollar Confucius Institute (CI), a Chinese language program now found in over 1,600 universities and schools world wide, and the growing global controversies surrounding it—loss of academic integrity, violations to human rights codes, foreign influence, and even potential infringements on national security.
The film has won a number of international awards and saw highly successful screenings in America, Canada, Taiwan, Poland, Germany, Spain, and South Africa.
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