Dir. Lixin Fan (2010).
An intimate portrait of an unfathomable immensity, Lixin Fan’s documentary focusing on a single family caught up in the annual New Year’s journey made by 130 million Chinese workers to their homes in the nation’s rural outback—and calculates the human cost of the Chinese miracle by mapping a tragedy presumably multipliable by millions.
Sat., Jan. 8, 7 p.m., 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 29, 2010