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Screening of “Letter from Masanjia”
April 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Recently qualified for the 2019 Oscars, the award-winning and feature documentary “Letter from Masanjia” will be coming to you at the University of North Carolina! “Letter from Masanjia” tells the story of how a desperate SOS note from a Chinese prisoner is found by a mom in Oregon in her Halloween decorations, and the incredible events that ensued that lead to the shutdown of a secret labor camp in China.
The film premiered at Hot Docs 2018, placing in the top 20 audience favorites and has screened in theatres across North America. Letter from Masanjia has been featured on New York Times, Los Angeles Times, BBC Radio, CBC Radio, CTV News, Global News, Maclean’s Magazine, the Globe & Mail amongst many others. It also won over 6 audience awards including the Audience Choice Award at the 41st Asian American International Film Festival in New York City and the Grad Jury Prize for Best International Documentary at Doqumenta.
This screening and Q&A will take place on April 9th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in room 1005 at the FedEx Global Education Center.
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