Fujian Blue (China's Past, Present, Future on Film series)

Robin Weng (Weng Shouming). China. 2007. 87 min. Narrative. Digibeta. <br /><br /> <i>Part of the "China's Past, Present, Future on Film" series</i> <br /><br /> "The whole world fears Fujian!" announces a TV pundit, commenting on the notoriety of China's southeastern province as the country's center for illegal emigration and human trafficking. Made with a cast of non-professionals playing characters very much like themselves, Robin Weng's pin-sharp feature debut reveals why and how so many young Chinese pay to have themselves smuggled in containers to the West. <br><br> Vancouver International Film Festival ' Dragons and Tigers Award <br><br> "Weng has created a compelling portrait of the motivations and pressures facing the people of Fujian." ' Cameron Maitland, <i>Schema Magazine</i> <br /><br /> Series discount: buy tickets to 4 or more films in one transaction to receive $1.50 off each ticket. Click here to buy discount.

Event Details

Fri 16 Apr 2010
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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$7 members; $9 students/seniors; $11 nonmembers. See description for series discount information,
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