'The Chinese Mayor' - IDFA BY NIGHT

'The Chinese Mayor' - IDFA BY NIGHT

July 04, 2016

On July 6th the festival documentary The Chinese Mayor will be screened at IDFA by Night.

Fascinating cinéma vérité about mayor Geng of the Chinese city of Datong, who embarks on an immense demolition and building project to transform his city into a tourist attraction. He’s convinced that when this gigantic project is complete the tourists will come pouring in, ensuring the city’s economic future.

This free open air screening takes place at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam and will start at 10.00 PM.