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My Village 2020

Zhang Huancai

Release year: 2020

Run time: 148mins

Film type: Documentary

Synopsis

In 2020, the village encountered a hundred-year epidemic, almost all the villagers were blocked at home, so it was rare to meet again after many years of uprooting, the warm fire in winter, sitting around talking about the story of working abroad, the epidemic, masks, and family reunion in the case of worrying about the virus have become a deep memory of the villagers this year. This is familiar and become almost strange village party, some young people do not dare to recognize each other without introduction, I feel that this is a rare change in the village, I have to use my lens to record.

 

Director biography

Zhang Huancai, a farmer and an enthusiast for rural video recording, made rural text records in 1985, started village photo records in 1995, and began village video records in 2005. The main records of the village four seasons, farming, folk temple fairs, weddings and funerals, villagers' daily life, oil and salt sauce and vinegar, home village memories, rural cultural activities and so on. Embarked on the documentary road, thanks to Caochangdi Wu Wenguang teacher for more than 10 years of reformatory guidance.