Mirror of Emptiness
Release year: 2011
Run time: 120 mins
Film type: Documentary
In Mirror of Emptiness Ma Li documents society and the environment on China’s high plateaus, where life is fresh with barley and wheat, but also whipped by brutal snow- and sandstorms.
Ma Li is an independent documentary filmmaker living in Beijing. In 2011, Ma made Born in Beijing after having followed homeless petitioners for six years. In 2017, she finished Inmates, the last of her "Human Being's Dilemma" trilogy.