7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2006 Venice Film Festival, Still Life examines the effects and psychological costs of China’s relentless conversion to capitalism and progress, as two villagers search for lost loved ones in a town decimated by flooding from the Three Gorges Dam. One of the masters of world cinema, Jia Zhang-ke combines landscape and narrative in ways that are rivaled only by Michelangelo Antonioni at his peak.
Tickets are $8 for the general public, $6 for WexMembers, students, and seniors, and may be purchased in advance right here.
Not Sustainable: Films on Environmental Loss
This series exploring timely issues impacting our climate and environment—from invasive species to the human cost of technological progress—complements Ohio State’s cross-campus Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society (COMPAS) initiative, which focuses this year on the theme of sustainability.