Did you know keep up on the latest videos and activity by subscribing to vimeo’s daily digest email. Start studying anthropology 2a learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools search mardi gras: made in china race - stephen j gould: race is a cultural construct - concubinage: woman leaves her living husband for a lover and gets pregnant husband is father to all children made with the lover. In mardi gras: made in china, workers, revelers, and mardi gras beads are all brought within the aesthetic domain of the personal through a series of encounters the juxtaposition of these encounters elucidates the personal qualities of the people in the movie, but also the objects.
A writer who has never made a film until now, he followed the beads’ genealogy back to the industrial town of fuzhou, china, where there is a factory that is the world’s largest producer of beads and other mardi gras-related trinkets. This is mardi gras made in china (20 minutes) by david redmon on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. 25 what does the film mardi gras made in china say about globalization a much of what we consume comes from somewhere else b offshoring c flexible accumulation (things to think about and go on in possible essay) d workers primarily young chinese women and are working under conditions that are pretty despicable e 26. The tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers.
Mardi gras : made in china [david redmon carnivalesque films (firm),] -- a documentary that explores the production, consumption, and disposal of mardi gras beads follows the bead trail backwards from mardi gras to the factories where the beads are made. Mardi gras: made in china provides a wonderful, intricate connection between popular culture, nudity, and globalization through the making and tossing of beads i saw this film at the international film festival of boston, and was expecting a dry introduction to globalization, but what i got was a riveting visual display of shocking footage. David redmon's film 'mardi gras made in china' is the clear and damning story of how chinese capitalism and globalization have created the tai kuen bead factory in a tax-free special economic zone in fuzhou.
The diy look of david redmon's slyly devastating documentary is deceptive his examination of the human cost of globalization acknowledges hard economic facts while undermining preconceived. Mardi gras made in china film questions what are the specific tasks and performance behaviors that a good factory worker is suppose to display at work what role do objects play in regulating and monitoring worker behavior why are women preferred workers in the factory. Follows the path of mardi gras beads from the naked streets of new orleans during carnival, where revelers party 24/7, to the disciplined factories in fuzhou, china, where teenage laborers live and thread beads 24/7.
Blending curiosity with comedy, mardi gras: made in china is the only film to explore how the toxic products directly affect the people who both make and consume them accolades sundance film festival - nominated for the grand jury award. David redmond's 2005 film of cultural and economic globalization, mardi gras: made in china, follows the production and distribution of beads from a small factory in fuzhou, china to the streets of new orleans during carnival. Well-intentioned and illuminating, first-time director david redmon's documentary mardi gras: made in china goes halfway around the globe without halfway giving us perspective paralleling the minor decadence of a pre-kartrina new orleans with the sober reality of fellow humans in a chinese factory making plastic mardi gras beads for $62 a month, he also illuminates the problem of youth. There, i met numerous teenagers, many of whom agreed to participate in the making of my documentary, mardi gras: made in china among them was 15-year-old qui bia.
Mardi gras manufacturer/supplier, china mardi gras manufacturer & factory list, find qualified chinese mardi gras manufacturers, suppliers, factories, exporters & wholesalers quickly on made-in-chinacom. Thus, factory workers in mardi gras: made in china who mold, sew, and assemble strands of plastic beads is an example of aesthetic experience, and so do revelers who expressively vie for beads and exchange them for nudity on bourbon street in the documentary. Prudent editing might sharpen the focus and temper the moralizing in “mardi gras: made in china,” an obviously sincere but didactically repetitive docu about overworked and underpaid workers. The life cycle of plastic beads is traced from their manufacture at a fuzhou, china, manufacturing facility to their extensive use by revelers at the annual mardi gras celebration in new orleans.
Do people care how their mardi gras beads are made,who makes them watch the full documentary if you ever get a chanceit's well worth the $20mardi gras-made in chinalink media,inc. As part of the so-called trade war with china, an attempt by the us government to reduce the near $400 billion trade deficit with beijing, products made in the far-east country will likely be. Mardi gras made in china clip from the award-winning documentary film by david redmon, mardi gras made in china what you gonna do when all the slaves are free. Winner of twenty-one national and international awards, mardi gras: made in china follows the path of mardi gras beads from the streets of new orleans during carnival - where revelers party and exchange beads for nudity - to the disciplined factories in fuzhou, china - where teenage girls live and sew beads together all day and night blending curiosity with comedy, mardi gras: made in china.