IN THE NAME OF CONFUCIUS

  • Friday | 4:00 pm | CORE Screen 2
  • Canada
  • 52 min
  • Some subtitles

Description

An exposé of the Chinese government’s multi-billion dollar Confucius Institute program and the growing global controversy at academic institutions around the world as scholars, parents and others question the program’s political influence and purpose. Is its primary aim to teach the Chinese language or infiltrate national security through espionage tactics?

Discussion to follow.

Director

Doris Liu

Award

Humanitarian Award of Distinction – Accolade Global Film Competition, 2016