Living

Petition

by

Dir. Zhao Liang (2009).
Filmed over the course of a decade, Zhao Liang’s documentary details the process by which Chinese citizens stubbornly register complaints against their government—it’s a full-time occupation that involves relocating to ramshackle Beijing settlement that might be named Kafkaville and must be seen to be believed.

Fridays-Sundays, 6:30 & 9 p.m.; Mon., Jan. 17, 6:30 & 9 p.m.; Tue., Jan. 18, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Starts: Jan. 14. Continues through Jan. 16, 2011