Masterplanning the Future (MPTF) Film Night: The Transition Period


The Department of Architecture's magazine Masterplanning the Future (MPTF) is organising a regular film night to look at important contemporary documentaries that examine the changing face of China. The film showing is followed by a short discussion and the film is then reviewed by students for MPTF.

All welcome.


The Transition Period ( 书记 ), 108 mins

Investigative filmmaker Zhou Hao takes his camera inside a county government in Henan province. This revealing documentary explores what happens in the three months before a secretary of the Chinese Communist Party leaves his post. It won Best Feature at the China Documentary Film Festival in 2009.