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76 Days (2020)

"76 Days" film still
"76 Days" film still
Cinema
April
7-8
12 PM-9 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Wed April 7, 2021 - Thu April 8, 2021
12 PM-9 PM

Location:

The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Audience:

Open to the public

Details:

Join Block Cinema and the Department of RTVF for a screening of 76 DAYS, available for free viewing until April 8 at 9 PM CT.

WATCH HERE

In addition to this screening of 76 DAYS, Northwestern will host co-director Hao Wu (ALL IN MY FAMILY, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF DESIRE) for a live conversation with NU Professor Zayd Dohrn and University of Chicago Associate Professor Rachel DeWoskin. The free conversation will take place on April 8 at 5 pm via Zoom. Use this link: https://northwestern.zoom.us/s/99726815235 with passcode 249805

 

76 DAYS

(Hao Wu, Weixi Chen, Anonymous, 2020, USA, 93 min, Mandarin w/ English subtitles)

This gripping documentary follows the urgent effort to contain and treat the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China in the first months of the pandemic. Shot across four hospitals in the province, 76 DAYS captures scenes of chaos, empathy, and resilience, as medical workers contend with supply shortages and exhaustion while fighting the unknown disease. Given unprecedented access during a critical stage in the Chinese government’s coronavirus response, the filmmakers have crafted a rare and often astonishing look at COVID-19’s human toll. 

“A remarkable documentary. A bracingly immediate view from the frontlines of history.”
– David Ehrlich, IndieWire

Co-presented by the Block Museum of Art with the Department of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University.

Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu