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February 23, 2012

Winter 2012 Chinese Documentary Film Series - Wheat Harvest (麦收)

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The film showing is FREE and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
Time: 7:00pm
Place: Angell Hall, Auditorium A
(enter via glass doors at fishbowl, off diag)

A film by Xu Tong (徐童); China, 2010; 98 minutes (Mandarin with English subtitles)


Further Information: A controversial documentary that sketches the double life of young Niu Hongmiao, who cares for her sick father in the countryside while working in Beijing as a prostitute. With a combination of cinéma vérité and interviews, Xu Tong creates a picture of the sex industry in Beijing and shows the loyalty and dignity of the men and women who work there. This film contains adult themes and situations which may not be appropriate for all audiences.

Posted by zzhu at February 23, 2012 03:34 PM