THE CHINESE MAYOR
Directed by Hao Zhou
(2015, Documentary, Chinese with English subtitles, 89 min)
The Chinese Mayor follows the life and work of a controversial Chinese Communist Mayor Geng Yanbo to tell the story about how he takes a radical reform to demolish 140,000 households and relocate half a million people to give way to restoration of Ancient relic walls in order to adopt a clean economic growth from tourism and culture, which he believes will do good in the long term. View Trailer
8 pm Galleries close
Sunset (c. 8 pm) Outdoor screening of The Chinese Mayor on OCMA’s Pick / Laudati Court
9:30 pm Q&A with UC Irvine Professor of Political Science, Dorothy Solinger.
Food: Soho Taco Food Truck onsite 6 – 8:30 pm
Film presented in partnership with the Newport Beach Film Festival and organized by Leslie Feibleman, Director of Special Programs + Community Cinema at NBFF.