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Wang Wo

Release year: 2007

Run time: 93 mins

Film type: Documentary


This documentary is a vivid portrayal of the hustle and bustle of China's capital city, Beijing, magnified by rapid economic growth. It captures the extravagance, violence, thrill, and disorder of contemporary Beijing.


Director biography

Wang Wo (王我) was born in Hebei Province, and is currently living in USA. He studied graphic design at the Central Academy of Arts and Design, and received an MA in Arts and Design from Tsinghua University. He began making films in 2004, establishing himself as one the innovative of the independent documentary filmmakers. His experimental documentaries include Outside (2005), Noise (2007), Zhe Teng: According to China (2010), The Dialogue (2014) and A Filmless Festival (2015). Along with his filmmaking, Wang established himself as an artist and graphic designer. His powerful posters for the Beijing Independent Film Festival are admired the world around.