Global Lens 2010: Day Seven
Saturday, March 13 @ 4:00pm
Storytelling of the East: Films from Asia
In 2010, Reel Worldwide Underground Link (RWUL) will be hosting the Global Lens 2010 film series in Washington, DC at the Letelier Theater. The Global Lens 2010 film series is a collection of films from around the world sponsored by the Global Film Initiative. The Global Film Initiative is non-profit film organization that promotes cross-cultural understanding through the medium of film.
THE SHAFT (DIXIA DE TIANKONG), dir. Zhang Chi, China
In three intertwined stories, a father, son and daughter fight to hold onto hope and family as they face the harsh realities of life in a poor western Chinese mining town.
Drama, 2008; 1h 38min
In Mandarin with English subtitles.
OCEAN OF AN OLD MAN, dir. Rajesh Shera, India
In the devastating aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, an elderly British schoolteacher comes to grips with his own loss as he searches for missing students on the remote Indian islands of Andaman and Nicobar.
Drama, 2008; 1h 24min
In Hindi with English subtitles.