The Hard Truth: New Documentary Cinema
dir. Wang Bing
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)

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Lead Image: Wang Bing, Mrs. Fang (2017); Courtesy Asian Shadows.