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Screening: Please Vote For Me

This impossibly charming film features a third grade class in Wahun province and the intense politicking in the race to become Class Monitor.

September 4, 2007 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reception 6:00 p.m.
Screening 7:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion 8:00 p.m.
Presented by ITVS and Independent Lens.  
Co-sponsored by the Berkeley China Initiative

What do free elections look like in China?  Ask an eight-year old.  Please Vote for Me follows the aspirations of a trio of elementary students in the city of Wuhan in central China as they campaign for classroom monitor.  The three candidates hold debates, campaign tirelessly and show their intellectual and artistic skills, until one is voted the winner.

60 mins., Mandarin with English Subtitles.