Zhang Mengqi

Zhang Mengqi was born in 1987. She graduated from the Dance Academy of Minzu University of China in 2008. Since 2009, she has been a resident filmmaker and choreographer at Caochangdi Workstation in Beijing. A founding member of the Folk Memory Project, Mengqi has made eight feature-length documentaries filmed in her father’s village in Hebei Province, known as her “self-portrait series.” Her films have been selected by Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Cinéma du Réel, Visions du Réel and others.

Self-Portrait Fairy Tale in 47 KM
Self-Portrait: Window in 47 KM
Self-Portrait: Sphinx in 47 KM
Self Portrait: Birth in 47 KM
Self-Portrait: Dying at 47KM
Self-Portrait: Building a Bridge at 47KM
Self-Portrait: Dreaming at 47KM
Self-Portrait: Dancing at 47KM
Self-Portrait: At 47KM
Self-Portrait with Three Women

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