Title

Lighthouse

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Creation Date

2009

Description

Lighthouse

16 minutes, color, stereo sound, DV, 2009
Production: China/USA

Award

Distinction Prize Award and Honorable Mention at the IN-OUT Festival, the Lazniz Centre for Contemporary Art (Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Łaźnia), Poland, 2009

World Premiere

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA)

Film Distribution

Video Data Bank (VDB), The School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2001–present

Short Synopsis

“Lighthouse” is about Chinese workers working and living at a factory town in southern China. The viewer is led to actively compose narratives through the ironic and the sublime images. It aims to open borders that separate cultural, linguistic and historical differences in the global labor systems.

Keywords

Chinese workers, labor system, factory workers

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