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Carnegie 10 International Film Series – Dying to Survive

- Carnegie 10

In honor of the diversity of films from around the world and in homage to the indispensable Cinema 10 series of Potsdam, the Department of World Languages, Cultures & Media, and the Language Resource Center are pleased to present: 

Dying to Survive  (2018)

Based on true events that took place in China. Cheng Yong is a poor, divorced man of no consequence who owns an Indian herbal oil shop. His life gets turned upside down when a man appears and grants him exclusive sales rights to “Gleevec”, a generic Indian medicine used for treating chronic myeloid leukemia. Among his patients who can’t afford the legitimate but expensive leukemia medicine, Yong becomes a “Medicine God”. Winner of Best Leading Actor, Best New Director, and Best Original Screenplay of Golden Horse Awards. This film is the 3rd highest-grossing film at the Chinese box office in 2018.

Language:  Chinese with English subtitles

Date: Wednesday, October 6

Place: Carnegie 10

Time: 7 to 9 pm

We hope to see you there!