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AsiaLENS: Americaville/Adam James Smith (In-person screening+conversation with filmmaker)

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies, Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
Location
Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
Date
Feb 8, 2022   7:00 - 9:00 pm  
Speaker
Adam James Smith
Cost
Free
Contact
Jason Finkelman
E-Mail
finkelma@illinois.edu
Views
152
Originating Calendar
CEAPS Events Calendar

AmericavilleA film by Adam James Smith. 2020. 80 minutes.In-person screening and conversation with filmmaker Adam James Smith.February 8, 2022 7pmAdmission FreeFACE MASKS REQUIRED TO BE WORNSPURLOCK MUSEUM600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana, IL“Americaville” is a feature documentary on living the American dream in China's Wild West. Hidden among the mountains north of Beijing, a Wild West themed community promises to deliver the American dream to its several thousand Chinese residents. In Americaville, Annie Liu escapes China’s increasingly uninhabitable capital city to pursue happiness, freedom, romance, and spiritual fulfillment in the town; only to find the American idyll harder to attain than what was promised to her.More info: www.americavillefilm.com

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