Last Train Home Picks Up Speed in December

Posted on December 27, 2010

 The ITVS-funded Last Train home has been earning plenty of recognition this past month. The film earned top prize in the documentary category at the LA Film Critics Association and was selected in a cultural film exchange effort by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and the Sundance Institute in New York. Read more about the program here. Set against the backdrop of the world’s largest annual human migration, filmmaker Lixin Fan’s documentary follows the Zhang family who travel home on Chinese New Year to reunite with their teenage daughter.

 

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