Scene from the film Shoot for the Contents
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Shoot for the Contents

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The film, whose title plays on the meanings of an ancient Chinese game and on the creative elements of filmmaking, is an excursion into the maze of allegorical naming. It ponders questions of power and change as related to the contemporary shifts of culture and politics in China, and as refracted by the Tiennamen Square event.

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  • Original Title
    Shoot for the Contents
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Trinh T. Minh-ha
  • Cinematography
    Trinh T. Minh-ha
  • Editing
    Trinh T. Minh-ha
  • Runtime
    101 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • United States
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Awards
    • Jury's Best Cinematagraphy Awards, 1992 Sundance Film Festival
    • Golden Athena, Best Experimental Feature Documentary, Athens Film Festival is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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