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Turn It On: We the Workers

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Event organized by Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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We the Workers凶年之畔, 2017
Directed by Huang Wenhai黄文海
Mandarin with English subtitles, 173 min.

For over thirty years, China has been swept up in rapid capitalist development. The “China miracle” has been built on the backs of hundreds of millions of migrant laborers. This film features workers from different provinces spanning two generations who have resisted this force through activist struggle and action.

The November 3 screening includes a Q&A with Huang Wenhai, moderated by Suzanne Nossel, Executive Director, PEN America. Advance tickets are recommended. $20, $15 members, $10 students.

Tickets: http://gu.gg/mVvF30eTMKL

Part of the film festival “Turn It On: China on Film, 2000–2017” cocurated by Ai Weiwei and Wang Fen.

Organized by the Guggenheim Museum in conjunction with Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World. Presented in collaboration with PEN America. Support is provided by The Hayden Family Foundation.