One Child Nation with director Nanfu Wang
Friday, October 11th
247 S. State Street, Daley Building
Through interviews with both victims and instigators, Nanfu Wang, a first-time mother, breaks open decades of silence on a vast, unprecedented social experiment that shaped — and destroyed — countless lives in China.
NANFU WANG (Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor) is an Emmy Award®-nominated and Peabody-winning filmmaker based in New York City. Wang’s feature debut, Hooligan Sparrow, was shortlisted for the 2017 Academy Award® for Best Documentary Feature and received two Emmy nominations. Since its premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, the doc has won more than 20 awards internationally, including a Peabody Award, a Cinema Eye Honor Award, the George Polk Award, an IDA Documentary Award and an Independent Spirit Award. Wang’s second feature documentary, I Am Another You, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2017, won two special jury awards and opened theatrically in September of that year.
Join us for a screening of the film and conversation with Director Nanfu Wang to follow.
5:30 PM: Screening of One Child Nation
7:00 PM: Panel discussion and Q&A with director Nanfu Wang and producer Jialing Zhang