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Carnegie 10 International Film Series – Dying to Survive

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Carnegie Hall

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 Modern Languages and Literatures & 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: Thursday, October 1

Place: Carnegie 10

Time: 7 to 9 pm

We hope to see you there!