Ballad of the Knife Sharpener

 

The knife sharpener has been a fixture of Chinese street culture for centuries.  In recent years, however, they have all but disappeared from Chinese city streets. This film follows Sui Gan Dan, a young knife sharpener with surprising vocal talent, as he tries to make ends meet in Beijing.  

Upcoming Screenings:

TBA

Past Screenings:

2018  Vox Popular Media Arts Festival - Thunder Bay, Canada

2018  Ethnografilm Paris - Paris, France

2017  Vancouver Asian Film Festival - Vancouver, BC

2017  Philadelphia Asian Film Festival - Philadelphia, PA