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CCS Documentary Film Series: The Villager Documentary Project: My Village 2006

A collection of ten short documentary films by amateur villager filmmakers (ranging in age from 24 to 59) selected from rural villages around China.

March 29, 2008 7:00pm to 9:00pm

China, 2006; in Chinese, Zhuang and Tibetan with English subtitles; (95 minutes) Curator/Producer: Wu Wenguang; Produced by Caochangdi Workstation, 2006 When China's central government allowed local elections to proceed in 2005, documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang, one of the main exponents of the Beijing-based "New Documentary Movement," offered villagers in remote areas of the country DV cameras and technical training so that they could document this historic event.

Free and Open to the Public