JP Sniadecki and Libbie D. Cohn

Libbie D. Cohn studied modern China, film, and architecture at Yale University. She has lived and traveled widely in China since infancy.

J.P. Sniadecki J.P. Sniadecki is a filmmaker and a PhD candidate in cultural anthropology at Harvard University. His films have received numerous awards, including the 2009 Joris Ivens Award at the Cinema du Reel Film Festival for CHAIQIAN (DEMOLITION), and two Leopards at the 63rd Locarno Film Festival for FOREIGN PARTS, which he co-directed with Verena Paravel. J.P. is also founder and co-curator of Emergent Visions, a film series that screens new independent cinema from the People’s Republic of China.