Nov 9-13, 2017

The Land of Many Palaces / This Was Not My Dream

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Synopsis

(2014, D: Adam Smith and Song Ting, 61 min.) Over the next twenty years, under the National New-type Urbanization Plan, the Chinese government plans to relocate 250,000,000 farmers in order to modernize the region. The Land of Many Palaces follows a government official whose job is to convince farmers in Ordos, China to leave their current homes and relocate to the newly developed city.

Shown with This Was Not My Dream (2014, D: Gabriel Kogan and Pedro Kok, 5 min. ), in which a disgruntled and jealous ex-husband narrates his ex-wife’s experience in their modern home, harping on the materiality that made the house her dream, and not his.

Part of the ArCH at HCAF series. Tickets on sale at the screening in the ArCH Center.

(2014, D: Adam Smith and Song Ting, 61 min.) Over the next twenty years, under the National New-type Urbanization Plan, the Chinese government plans to relocate 250,000,000 farmers in order to modernize the region. The Land of Many Palaces follows a government official whose job is to convince farmers in Ordos, China to leave their current homes and relocate to the newly developed city.

Shown with This Was Not My Dream (2014, D: Gabriel Kogan and Pedro Kok, 5 min. ), in which a disgruntled and jealous ex-husband narrates his ex-wife’s experience in their modern home, harping on the materiality that made the house her dream, and not his.

Part of the ArCH at HCAF series. Tickets on sale at the screening in the ArCH Center.

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