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This edition: Blind Shaft

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(2003/China-Germany-Hong Kong, 92 min., color, drama, In Mandarin with English subs.) Dir.: Li Yang. Cast: An Jing, Li Yiziang, Wang Baoqiang, Wang Shuangao. Two miners working at an illegal coal mine in China come up with a scheme to extort money from the mine's management by killing a co-worker posing as the brother of one of them and making it look like death from a mine collapse. When the plan succeeds, they recruit an orphaned teenage boy to pose as a nephew and take a job in the mine. Discussion guest: Ying Zhu, College of Staten Island.