China · 2018 · 126 min
Beautiful Docs. An Overview of Feature Documentaries from Over the World Documental
Editing Wei Le
Sound Yang Jiang, Zhao Nan
Cinematography Guo Daming
Production Lantern Film, Hehe Pictures, Beijing Ti Shan Film Culture Media, Helichenguang International Culture Media
Portrait of a year in the painting studio of Shen Jianhua in Dali, Yunnan Province. Originally from Shanghai, Shen moved to the countryside to teach the local Bai women art and painting. The film documents both the fading traditions of the local community and the impact of a rapidly changing modern China.