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Mrs. Fang | New Documentary Cinema

March 24, 2018
4:00 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Mrs. Fang Screening Room Thu, Mar 22, 7:30PM Sat, Mar 24, 4PM See more at https://www.ybca.org/whats-on/mrs-fang From China's greatest documentary filmmaker Wang Bing comes Mrs. Fang, winner of the Golden Leopard Prize at the Locarno Film Festival. In a quiet village in southern China, sixty-seven-year-old Fang Xiuying returns home. After having suffered from Alzheimer's for several years, with advanced symptoms and ineffective treatment, she is now bedridden. This documentary provides an intimate glimpse into her last days, surrounded by relatives and neighbors. (2017, 86 min, digital) Part of: The Hard Truth: New Documentary Cinema Mar 1 -- Apr 1, 2018 Screening Room See more at https://www.ybca.org/whats-on/the-hard-truth A staggering number of documentaries are produced each year. The films selected for this series go beyond the ordinary approach to cinematic nonfiction. They not only illustrate the versatility of the documentary genre, but have deeply transformative power. Each film brings its world into razor-sharp focus and commands our attention and engagement. Mar 1 -- 3: Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? | New Documentary Cinema Mar 8 -- 10: Ama-san | New Documentary Cinema Mar 15 -- 17: Untitled | New Documentary Cinema Mar 29 -- Apr 1: 12 Days | New Documentary Cinema See all of our upcoming films at ybca.org For more info, call 415.978.2787 or visit ybca.org Enjoy FREE same-day gallery admission with all YBCA presented performances & films!

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