The Chinese Mayor
Dir. Zhou Hao
Saturday 13 February 2016, 13:00
BFI Southbank, NFT3
To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, Chinese Visual Festival are partnering with the BFI Southbank to screen ‘The Chinese Mayor’, an acclaimed Sundance winner. This documentary follows Mayor Geng Yanbo of Datong, a metropolis of 3.4 million in Shanxi province, as he tries to transform his declining coal-mining city into a tourism hot spot, which means he must relocate half a million residences.