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GHOST TOWN – at MoMA and Beyond

Zhao Dayong’s quietly stunning documentary about life in a remote Chinese mountain village will get a series of much-deserved public screenings at venues nationwide over the next few weeks, starting with the Museum of Modern Art on Monday, March 15. Screening dates and locations are listed below.

Click here to read my interview with Zhao, which ran in conjunction with the film’s U.S. premiere at last year’s New York Film Festival, and here for GHOST TOWN’s page at dGenerate Films.

Monday, March 15 – Saturday, March 21: MoMA, NYC

Saturday, April 3 – Sunday, April 4: Union Theater, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Thursday, April 8: Southwest Film Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Saturday, April 17: part of two-day event “China In and Beyond the Headlines,” University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Tuesday, April 27: Melnitz Movies, James Bridges Theater, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

— Nelson Kim

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Nelson Kim wrote and directed the award-winning independent feature SOMEONE ELSE (2016), which was hailed by the LA Weekly as “a tense, unexpectedly moving psychological study of a man’s unraveling,” by VCinema as “a nimble and smartly designed independent production… a highly intriguing debut,” and by PopMatters as “a movie that ultimately forces you to think on your feet… certain to provoke discussion, and perhaps argument, amongst viewers.” Go to to learn more. Nelson teaches film at Wagner College in Staten Island, where he co-directs the Film and Media Studies Program. He lives in Brooklyn.

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