China Heavyweight by Yung Chang (China, 2012, 89 min.). In portraying boxing as both a sport and an art form, this stunning documentary highlights the multi-faceted experiences of China’s stars in the Sichuan Province. Following the life of Qi Moxiang, a former boxing champion, and his two students, the film explores how they grapple with the fear of failure and the desire for victory. Cinematically rich and intimate, China Heavyweight is both a thrilling sports drama and beautiful portrait of an athlete. In Chinese with English subtitles.

China Heavyweight

Next Session: This event is closed.
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$7MFA members, seniors, and students
$8Nonmembers
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Event Type
Film