J.P. Sniadecki

J.P. Sniadecki is a filmmaker and a PhD candidate in media anthropology at Harvard, he produces work at the intersection of art, cinema, and ethnography that shows in festivals, universities, and museums and sometimes even receives awards, including the Joris Ivens Award at Cinema du Reel for Chaiqian/Demolition, and a Golden Leopard award and a Special Jury Prize at the Locarno International Film Festival for Foreign Parts (2010).  His filmography includes: Yumen (2013), People’s Park (2012), Foreign Parts (2010), The Yellow Bank (2010), Chaiqian/Demolition (2008), and Songhua (2007).  He is also founder and co-curator of Emergent Visions, a film series that screens new independent cinema from China.

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People’s Park

(Libbie D. CohnJ.P. Sniadecki, 2012)

“A walk through the park like no other, this brilliantly joyous conceptual documentary takes the vivid reality of an urban park: People’s Park in Chengdu, Sichuan, and, with a pure...