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Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- Big Red Heart 一颗红心
USC film student combined with Communication University of China student Cao Jingping to produce Big Red Heart. The film focuses on Li Xiaoqi, a Beijing artist who has undertaken a campaign to get 9,999 couples to offer him and his girlfriend their warm wishes as they prepare to marry. Li travels the city wearing his big red heart to collect these wishes.
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