2009. China. Huang Weikai. 58 min.
Introduction and discussion with the filmmaker
Sunday, February 20, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2009. China. Directed by Huang Weikai. This portrait of Guangzhou is masterfully compiled from 1,000 hours of amateur footage shot by various cameramen. Huang interweaves scenes of traffic jams, accidents, floods, police violence, protesters, and lost, wandering souls into an epic look at urban life in China, a riveting black-and-white collage of apocalyptic imagery that's both unsettling and surreal. Chinese Independent Cinema. In Chinese; English subtitles. 58 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2011: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media
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