Film, 32 min., 2017. Inspired by the book of the same name by Michael Oppitz, the film “Dinge Mythen Piktogramme” (Things Myths Pictograms) confronts stories of creation and transformation of the ethnic group of “Naxi” in Yunnan in southwest China with pictures from the life of the Naxi shaman He Xuidong in the modern tourist city Lijiang. The second part of the film accompanies him at a nightly ritual to expel ghosts. Field recordings by Yasuhiro Morinaga, interviews by Christine Falk, translations by Zhou Qiao. Produced by Lijiangstudio, China.