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Opening Night & Screening: Dying to Survive
The 2018 US-China Television & Film Innovation Summit hosts its opening ceremony and screening of Dying to Survive at the American Film Institute on October 27.
October. 27: Opening Night / Film Screening #1
19:00-19:45 Opening Remarks
20:00-22:00 Screening of Dying To Survive
22:10-22:40 Summit Preview Q&A
About the FIlm
Dying to Survive 我不是药深神 is a 2018 Chinese comedy-drama film directed by Wen Muye in his feature film debut. The film is based on the real-life story of Lu Yong, a Chinese leukemia patient who smuggled cheap but unproven cancer medicine from India for 1,000 Chinese cancer sufferers in 2004.
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