China Violet

China Violet
David Ehrlich
3'16'' · drawing · colour
2014 | Beijing, China
Punto y Raya Festival 2016

As he leaves China after 5 years, Ehrlich created a gentle ode to the Chinese land and its people.


Soundtrack created by Fangxin, Qingdao, China.


Author
David Ehrlich
David Ehrlich
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1941 | Elizabeth·NJ, USA


David Ehrlich was born in 1941 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He received a BA in Government from Cornell, an MA in Dramatic Arts from the University of California, an MFA in Film from Columbia University, and studied sculpture and music in India under a Fulbright Fellowship. An independent animator living and working in the Vermont mountains for the last forty years, his work has been shown and awarded at film festivals throughout the world. He served on the Executive Board of ASIFA from 1988-2000, was ASIFA Vice-President for six of those years and was awarded the 2002 ASIFA Special Prize. He is presently Visiting Professor of Film Studies at Dartmouth College and Guest Professor of Animation at Communication University of China in Beijing.


Lives in Springfield·VT, USA.   +info