Upcoming Event in NY: Screening & Discussion of “Petition – The Court of Complaints”

By , February 5, 2010

PetitionScreening & Discussion of the Documentary “Petition: the Court of Complaints

Director: Zhao Liang, China, 2009, 123 min

The film, an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, looks at the lives of petitioners who come to Beijing to visit a government Complaints Office, and who wait for years on end to air grievances against local abuses of justice.

Followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Zhao Liang.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies (Tisch)

Free & Open to the Public

Date & Time: Saturday, Feb. 6, 1 PM – 5 PM

Location: Cinema Studies Screening Room, 721 Broadway, 6th floor

For more information please email zz6@nyu.edu

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