Chinas Wild West

Chinas Wild West
    • “Visually compelling”.One World Int. Human Rights FF
    • “Austerely beautiful”.True/False Int. FF
    • “Mesmerising”.Full Frame Int. F
    NOMINATED: BEST SHORT FILM - Sundance Film Festival
    WINNER: BEST FILM - Anuu-Ru Aboro Int. FF

SYNOPSIS

Xinjiang, in China’s remote western region, is home to a booming market in Jade, the semi-precious stone much prized by the Chinese. Local Muslim minority Uighur turn from farming to digging during the winter months to supplement their income. An observational, meditative documentary.

FESTIVALS

Sundance, Anuu-Ru Aboro, Full Frame, One World, Mecal, True/False, AFI Dallas, SilverDocs, Doxita, WatchDocs, Kassel, Cinemambiente, DocsDF, Document7, Saratov Suffering, Oldenburg, Ischia, Message To Man, CurtDoc, Rushes Soho, Dokufest, Bird’s Eye View

CREDITS

NFTS presents a Sterling Pictures production China’s Wild West Editor Maya Maffioli Composer Gareth Lockrane Sound by Gunnar Oskarsson Produced by Michael Riley Filmed and Directed by Urszula Pontikos.

BUSINESS

Duration: 11 mins  Distrib: Indieflix Seattle (US)

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