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Singing in the Wilderness (0+)

China, 2021, colour, 98 min.
Director: Dongnan Chen
After hiding in the mountains for a century, a Miao ethnic Christian choir is discovered by a propaganda official and becomes a national sensation. Two young Miaos and all the villagers must reconcile their faith, identity and love with the real world of China.

Dongnan Chen

Dongnan Chen

is an independent documentary filmmaker from Xi'an China. Singing in the Wilderness, her first feature documentary is supported by Sundance, DMZ, and First International Film Festival Xining etc. It was selected by IFFR, Thessaloniki, RIDM, and First Xining. Dongnan is a graduate from New York University and a fellow of Sundance story and edit lab.

FILMOGRAPHY

Sound of Vision, 2012; The Trail From Xinjiang, 2013; Singing in the Wilderness, 2021.
China, 2021, colour, 98 min.
Director: Dongnan Chen
After hiding in the mountains for a century, a Miao ethnic Christian choir is discovered by a propaganda official and becomes a national sensation. Two young Miaos and all the villagers must reconcile their faith, identity and love with the real world of China.