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The World is Bright

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The World is Bright

Available April 29 at 10:00 amMay 5 at 11:59 pm ONLY

What would you do if your only child died mysteriously in another country and was buried in your absence? The World Is Bright follows the epic 10-year journey of an elderly Chinese couple searching for the truth behind their son’s death in Canada. What starts as a murder mystery becomes something else entirely—a rare revelation about immigration, mental health, and a Kafkaesque bureaucracy at the heart of global migration.

Pricing/Film Availability Info: Admission to the series will be sold either as an all-access pass or à la carte, available only in the JBFC Virtual Marquee. Pricing is $70 (members), $80 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass or $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers) per film. For à la carte purchasers, the four short film programs will be made available free of charge, and passholders will also have access to the shorts programs included with their pass purchase. All film programs will be available to stream for the entire length of the series—films will become available at 10:00am on April 29 and will be open to stream until 11:59pm on May 5. Once a film is started, pass holders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film.

This film is part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York series.



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