Global Lens Film Series: The Shaft

Thursday, July 22 | 7 pm
Thursday, July 29 | 2 pm

The Shaft (China, 2008)
, is a film about the personal struggles and hardships of living in Western China. As a father constantly searches for the wife who left him years before, his two children find that reality happens quickly and dreams linger on.

A daughter is accused of an affair, left by her love and forced into a marriage she doesn’t want. Her brother has many goals, but is left to work by the side of his father in the coal mines. This film is an emotional account of growing up and surviving in an arduous world.

Runtime: 98 minutes.

For more information about this film or other films at the Brooks, click here.


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