Wide Lens: Oscar Documentaries
2:30 p.m. Film Screenings
Arthur Dong, 1983, 14 min.
Hubert Sauper, 2005, 107 min.
Dong traces his mother's arduous path from arranged marriage in China to 30 years as a garment worker in San Francisco's Chinatown, while Sauper looks at how capitalism is usurping Darwin's theory of natural selection in Africa.
Phyllis Wattis Theater
About "Wide Lens: Oscar Documentaries":
SFMOMA, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and California College of the Arts copresent a series of Academy Award-nominated and -winning documentaries from the last 40 years. Curated by Rob Epstein, chair of graduate film at CCA, the series commences with a panel discussion on documentary film in public culture.
Sunday programs are Free with Museum admission.
Official Website: http://www.sfmoma.org/calendar/calendar_event.asp?eventid=1012&etype=2&func=repeat