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Nightingale, Not the Only Voice (2000)

In this controversial 2000 documentary director Tang Danhong looks to her past, particularly her abusive relationship with her parents, to explore the moments that shaped her current life and art. Following Tang and two artists, Nightingale, Not the Only Voice illustrates opportunities for self-discovery through intense repression.

This film is part of the Hirshhorn’s Ai Weiwei Selects Film Series featuring recent films from China’s New Documentary Film Movement. Using various techniques, these films tirelessly investigate social issues and the filmmakers’ relationship with established political order in China. Ai Weiwei Selects is curated by the artist and features recent and critically acclaimed documentaries, some of which are making their D.C. debut. The screenings are hailed as incisive glimpses into an emerging new wave of Chinese documentary filmmaking.

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Date:
December 30
Time:
2:00 pm–5:00 pm
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Venue

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202-633-1000
Website:
https://hirshhorn.si.edu