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A Town in Migration

Guo Xizhi

Release year: 1999

Run time: 84 mins

Film type: Documentary


The film was filmed by in Guo Xizhi's hometown of Tongling, Anhui Province. It documents the opposition of the townspeople of Datong to the demolition of the town.


Director biography

Guo Xizhi, born in 1965, in Tongling, Anhui Province, graduated from the Chinese Department of East China Normal University in 1990 with a Masters degree in literature and art. He has published several articles in journals such as Reading. He has worked in a TV station and now teaches at Shenzhen University. His works have been screened often in international and domestic film festivals, and won some awards, as have the student films he directed.