Last Train Home

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 12:00am - 2:00am



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Event typeFilm Screening
SeriesChina Ongoing Perspectives

Watch the documentary Last Train Home, followed by discussion with Mary Gallagher, political science professor and director of the International Institute. The film runs 1 hour 25 minutes in Chinese with English subtitles.

Last Train Home (2009) documents a couple embarking on a journey home for Chinese new year, along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars toward being a world superpower.

China Ongoing Perspectives (CHOP) is a movie/discussion series which provides selected documentary films that view greater China through the lens of everyday life, as well as overseas Chinese, immigrants, and travelers' experiences. The series is sponsored by U-M Library (Asia Library) and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (LRCCS).


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Liangyu Fu ·

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