Screening: “1428”

What: Maysles Cinema will be presenting a special screening of the documentary “1428;” Director Du Haibin will be in attendance for a discussion following the screening. Afterward there will be a casual reception downstairs.

The Film: The Great Sichuan Earthquake rocked China on May 12, 2008 at 14:28 in the afternoon, leaving more than 69,000 people dead and 15 million displaced. Ten days later, celebrated filmmaker Du Haibin arrived in Beichuan, the hardest-hit town, and began filming this remarkable documentary, capturing the stunned reactions of the villagers, the horrific damage to homes and livelihoods, and the torments that official media coverage overlooked.

When/Where: Saturday, October 16th at 7:30PM at Maysles Cinema (343 Lenox Avenue); $10 Suggested Donation. For more information visit their website, and for tickets visit Brown Paper Tickets.

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