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Mardi Gras : made in China

Author: David RedmonDeborah SmithDale SmithAshley SabinMatthew DoughertyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Carnivalesque Films, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[Filmed on location in Fuzhou, China and New Orleans, Louisiana, the film follows "The Bead Trail" backwards from the bacchanalia at Mardi Gras to the factories in Fuzhou where the beads are made. The film comments on the inequities of globalization by illuminating the clash of cultures by juxtaposing American excess and consumer culture against the harsh life of the Chinese factory worker.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Redmon; Deborah Smith; Dale Smith; Ashley Sabin; Matthew Dougherty; Carnivalesque Films (Firm),
OCLC Number: 748679394
Language Note: [In English with some dialogue in Mandarin with English subtitles.].
Notes: Running time: 73 and 48 minutes.
Originally released in 2006.
Extras: Deleted scene; Ga Hong Mei; John Lawson; Lisa Ling; Lio Lina; Michael Hardt; Mike Presdee 1; Mike Presdee 2; Saskia Sassen; Slavoj Zizek; Immanue Wallerstein (extra interviews).
"Extras: PG version / Deleted scene / worker's diary"--Container.
Credits: Producers, Deborah & Dale Smith, David Redmon and Ashley Sabin ; editor, David Redmon ; Original music score created from factory noise, Matthew Dougherty ; cinematography, David Redmon & Ashley Sabin ; graphicc design, Catherine Burke.
Awards: Winner: 20 National & International Awards ; Sundance Film Festival
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 74 min., 48 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + Diary (4 pages)
Details: DVD format.
Other Titles: Made in China
Responsibility: [a film by David Redmon and Ashley Sabin] ; Carnivalesque Films Productions ; directed, produced, and edited by David Redmon.

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[Filmed on location in Fuzhou, China and New Orleans, Louisiana, the film follows "The Bead Trail" backwards from the bacchanalia at Mardi Gras to the factories in Fuzhou where the beads are made. The film comments on the inequities of globalization by illuminating the clash of cultures by juxtaposing American excess and consumer culture against the harsh life of the Chinese factory worker.

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