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Asian Studies Film : Last Train Home
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
at 6:30 PM
Where:
Dittmann Center, 305
Contact:
Karil Kucera

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Asian Studies Film Series: Last Train Home (2009 Lixin Fan) Documentary in Chinese with English subtitles. "Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the world's largest human migration - an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Filmmaker Lixin Fan travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades.



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