Title:  Commodity City
Category:  Documentary Short
Length:  10 Minutes
Filmmaker(s):  Jessica Kingdon
Year:  2017
Country:  China, USA


Showing:
Varsity 2 - Thu 12:20 PM (4/12)
Varsity 2 - Sat 09:50 AM (4/14)
Varsity 2 - Sun 9:20 PM (4/15)
Varsity 1 - Mon 3:00 PM (4/16)

Oregon Premiere 

Yiwu International Trade Market— aka Commodity City—is the largest wholesale consumer market in the world. Christmas decorations, fake flowers, and other cheap merchandise leaves China to end up in dollar stores everywhere. is documentary observes the daily lives of vendors who work in the Yiwu Markets, exploring moments of tension between commerce and individuality, between the goods for sale and the humans who sell them. Subtitles 
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