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Poster for In The Same Breath

In The Same Breath

Opens on January 28

Director: Nanfu Wang Run Time: 95 min.

Country: United States | Languages: English, Chinese with English subtitles

This film screened on January 28, 2021, as part of the Sundance Film Festival 2021 satellite screenings in Columbus, Ohio. Watch the Q&A replay with the filmmakers and Harry Vaughn, Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmer, here.

Official Selection of Sundance Film Festival 2021, World Premiere, Documentary

About the film:

How did the Chinese government turn pandemic coverups in Wuhan into a triumph for the Communist party? An essential narrative of firsthand accounts of the coronavirus, and a revelatory examination of how propaganda and patriotism shaped the outbreak’s course – both in China and in the U.S. From Director Nanfu Wang, and Producers Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, and Carolyn Hepburn.

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