Beauty Lives in Freedom

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China Art x Film Series

Beauty Lives in Freedom 2018 11 18

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Beauty Lives in Freedom
Dir. by Wang Bing
2018. 300 min. Digital. Color.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
With introduction by director

Famed documentary filmmaker Wang Bing presents his latest work, Beauty Lives in Freedom, following a week-long tour of his works in the United States. The film chronicles the Chinese artist, philosopher, and activist Gao Ertai’s lifelong pursuit of freedom. Gao was sent to a labor camp for re-education in the 1950s while a teacher in the western province of Gansu, and later became a political detainee in Sichuan following the June Fourth Tiananmen Incident. He successfully escaped to Hong Kong with his wife Pu Xiaoyu in 1992. The 80-year-old Gao and his wife currently live in Las Vegas.

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Sun 18 Nov 2018
4 - 9:30 p.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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