This Week’s Events: Disorder and Ghost Town at the Freer Gallery in Washington D.C.

Disorder (dir. Huang Weikai)

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/21/11-3/27/11

Disorder at the Freer Gallery

Friday, March 25 at 7 PM

Screening at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital: Focus on China

Address:
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th St SW
Washington D.C.

Description:
“Disorder is simply a gripping, stirring, occasionally shocking experience.” – Hua Hsu of The Atlantic

Huang Weikai’s one-of-a-kind news documentary captures, with remarkable freedom, the anarchy, violence, and seething anxiety animating China’s major cities today. As urbanization in China advances at a breakneck pace, Chinese cities teeter on the brink of mayhem.

Admission is free. Seating for films is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Auditorium doors will open approximately 30 minutes before each show.

Disorder at the Ann Arbor Film Festival

Saturday, March 26 at 2 PM

Preceded by the world premiere of Robert Fenz’s most recent film, “The Sole of the Foot”.

Address:
603 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Description:
Tickets are $9 and can be purchased by calling 734-604-4627 or emailing boxoffice@aafilmfest.org.

Ghost Town at the Freer Gallery

Sunday, March 27 at 2 PM

Screening at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital: Focus on China

Address:
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th St SW
Washington D.C.

Description:
A miniature epic of the everyday” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times

Tucked away in a rugged corner of Yunnan Province, Lisu and Nu minority villagers squat in the abandoned halls of this remote former Community county seat. Divided into three parts, this epic documentary takes an intimate look at its varied cast of characters, bringing audiences face to face with people left behind by China’s new economy.

Admission is free. Seating for films is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Auditorium doors will open approximately 30 minutes before each show.

For a full list of upcoming events, visit our Events Page.

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