Double Bill Workers Leaving the Factory in 11 Decades + 24 City (U)

Saturday, 2nd October 2010, 00:00 to 00:00

Harun Farocki’s stunning comparison of representations of the end of day of the mass industrial working classes in each of cinema’s decades, starting with the Lumière brothers’ iconic first film, going through Modern Times, Metropolis, Deserto Rosso and Dancer in the Dark.
Dir. Harun Farocki, Germany, 1995, 35m, Subtitled
Jia’s acclaimed latest film, combining documentary and fabrication, studies a country in rapid flux. His particular subject here is the effects on lives as a huge state factory complex is emptied of workers to build 24 City – a giant apartment and shopping mall complex.
Dir. Jia Zhangke, China, 2008, 1h 52m, Subtitled

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