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Red Brick Art Museum | Film screening & Discussion: Poet on a Business Trip

   
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Film screening:
 
Poet on a Business Trip
Time: May 1st, 2016, Sunday, 14:00–15:45
 
Discussents:Ju Anqi、Dong Bingfeng、Yang Beichen
Moderator: Xia Yanguo
Time: May 1st, 2016, Sunday, 15:55–17:00
Location: Red Brick Art Museum Auditorium
 
Poet on a Business Trip
Feature Film
Language:Chinese
Subtitles:Chinese / English
Length:103 min.
Director/Scriptwriter/Cinematographer: Ju Anqi
Actor: Shu (Hou Xianbo)
Producer: Li Zhenhua
Production: Trench Film Group
2014
www.poetonabusinesstrip.com
 
NETPAC AWARD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM 2015
 
GRAND PRIZE JEONJU  INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015
 
In the autumn of 2002, a poet who has never been away on a business trip decides to take himself to Xinjiang, 4000 kilometers away. Completely alone, he travels by many different modes of transportation and stays in the cheapest motels, encountering mountains, forests, lakes, deserts, and national borders along the way. Seemingly aimless, he seeks scenic places and prostitutes, and during his solitary and absurd travels, he finds himself constantly shifting between landscapes and bodies. On the road, he composes sixteen poems….
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