|Fiction films about the Hani/Akha|
Alu and His Brothers - 2004 - 60 min.
Director: Zhou Yuejun
This piece follows the deterioration of the Hani way of life. As their terraced fields can no longer support them, Alu and many of his fellow villagers must leave in search of a better life elsewhere. They are trapped into working in a coal mine, and after many months of servitude can do nothing but flee to Kunming to try their luck. But Kunming has little to offer to uneducated and unskilled youth from the countryside, so what is left for them to do?
at Seventeen (ruomade shiqi sui) - 2003
The love store of a young Hani girl who knows a photographer
A Glimpse at Aini People - 2002 - 30 min.
Director: Zhou Yuejun
is a mountain where Aini People live generation after generation. Aini
People have never tried to grow vegetables or crops. Instead, they depend
on the way of "slash-and-burn cultivation". The building of
a freeway, which later has become the bridge to the outside world, finally
breaches this tradition. The foreman of the group is a Bai people, and
he falls in love with a located Aini girl. The couple go back again ten
years later, and put up a shed near the freeway, and live on the gaining
of selling vegetables, which are grown in the rented land dilapidated
by located people. Other Hani people begin find that they live a better
life than the villagers who have their own land. They gradually learn
to grow vegetables and do run a small business with people from the outside
A tale of Yunnan (Yunnan gushi) - 1993
Directed by Zhang Nuanxin. Screenplay by Tian Di and Jie Ting.
Entering a group of elephants (zuojin xiangjun)- 1989
Directed by Luo Xiaoling. Screenplay by Yan Tingting
Arrow without head (wutoujian) - 1988
Directed by Huang Ling and Huang Yan'en. Screenplay by Shi Yong.
The Haunted forest (kongpu de gui shenlin) - 1987
Directed by An Qingyun.
Screenplay by An Qingyun, Yuan Jian'an and Zhang Eryang
The Hani boy Gelong is brave and quick-witted. He fullfilled the task to suppress gangsters in concert with his father Manglele.
Drum sound in the Dark Forest (heilin gusheng) -1985
Directed by Chen Yan.
Screenplay by Wang Jing
In the begining
of the liberation, a Hani leader Zhageli, of a joint defense team, exterminated
the enemy who staged comeback, in coordination with the Liberation Army.
People with Black faces (heimian ren) - 1980
Zhang Jinglong and Shi Daqian. Screenplay by Zhao Donghui and Wu Shuang.
of 1949 the People Liberation Army arrived to the Hani Mountains. The
first day they met a man with black faces blocking their road. With their
blackened faces the Hani girl Zongni and her sisters wipe out the gangsters
of the zone.
with ring (shanjian ling xiang mabang lai) - 1954
Directed by: Wang Weiyi. Screenplay by: Bai Hua. Interpreters: Feng Qi, Wuyang, Yuyang.
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