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Dead Pigs

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

May 28 2021
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Jun 17 2021
Dead Pigs

The debut film from the director of “Birds of Prey”, focuses on a group of kooky characters whose lives converge, collide, and cross as thousands of dead pigs float down the river toward rapidly modernizing Shanghai.

China/USA | 2018 | Cathy Yan

This quirky and stylish Chinese social satire, the debut film from the director of Birds of Prey, focuses on a group of kooky characters—a provincial pig farmer, a pig-headed beauty salon owner, a lovestruck busboy, et al.—whose lives converge, collide, and cross as thousands of dead pigs float down the river toward rapidly modernizing Shanghai. Produced by Jia Zhang-ke and inspired by the 2013 Huangpu River dead pigs incident (look it up). “[A] delightful,

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ADMISSION INFO

Dead Pigs, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 5/28 thru at least 6/17 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $10 and you have 72 hours to watch it. 

 

 

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