4 DEGREES

Behemoth

Year
2015
Country
UK
Duration
95’
Director
Liang Zhao

In Mongolia’s grasslands, filmmaker Zhao Liang witnesses the signs of controversial upheaval due to the aggressive modern economy. The film travels between documentary and narrative, stark truth and allegory, dream and reality. Filmed in breathtaking 4K by Zhao Liang himself, it is a feast of images, sounds and music, inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy.

CREW
Director: Liang Zhao
Producer: Sylvie Blum
Operator: Liang Zhao
Editor: Fabrice Rouaud
Sound: Myriam Rene
Production
INA in co-production with ARTE France
Sales
INA, 4 avenue de l’Europe, 94360 Bry-sur-Marne, France. Tel.: + 33 1 49 83 29 92, Michèle Gautard, www.ina.fr
Awards
2015 – Signis Award and the Green Drop Award at the Venice Film Festival; 2016 – Golden Firebird award at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
Director
Liang Zhao

Liang Zhao was born in Northeastern China, and graduated from Luxun Academy of Fine Arts in 1992. Based in Beijing since 1993, Zhao has been working as an independent documentary filmmaker as well as a multimedia artist in photography and video art. His work has been exhibited in the International Center of Photography (New York), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), the Museo Reina Sofía (Madrid) and numerous other art galleries and museums around the world. With his unique vision and acute reflections on social issues and conditions, Zhao is at the frontier of documentary filmmaking in China today.

Filmography

Selected: Crime and Punishment (2007), Petition (1996-2008), Together (2010)

Red Hall
Cinema House
vul. Saksahanskoho, 6
By tickets
Monday
27 March 2017
19:00
XVII INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
20–29
March 2020
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Country
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Country
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Duration
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Country
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Directors
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Duration
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