Director: Hao Wu, Weixi Chen Run Time: 93 min. Language: Mandarin
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“76 Days has been made in such a skillful and gripping manner that even those suffering from COVID news fatigue will find themselves caught up in it.”
-Peter Sobczynski, Rogerebert.com
About the film:
Official winner of the 2020 AFI Fest Audience Award.
Raw and intimate, this documentary captures the struggles of patients and frontline medical professionals battling the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan in an unforgettable look at a city’s fight for survival.
About the filmmakers:
Chinese-American writer, director Hao Wu is well known for his Chinese centered documentaries. One of his most notable works, People’s Republic of Desire, was the Grand Jury Award winner for Best Documentary Feature at the 2018 South by Southwest. For 76 Days, he teamed up to co-direct with documentary short filmmaker Weixi Chen.See all virtual titles