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Covid-19 documentary ’76 Days’ gets January debut through Dogwoof

The film takes place on the frontline during the early days of the pandemic.

76 Days is one of the must-see documentaries of 2020. I caught this as part of TIFF 2020 and it really is one of the most urgent and powerful looks inside the first days of the Covid-19 pandemic one the frontline at the epicentre, the 11 million strong city Chinese city of Wuhan. The film will be released in UK cinemas and available on demand from 22nd January. Directed by documentary filmmaker Hao Wu, alongside directors Weixi Chen and Anonymous on the ground in China, 76 Days is a unique look at the human experience of an unparalleled moment in human history and an opportunity to witness the fight to survive of the first city under siege from the coronavirus.

On January 23rd, 2020, China locked down Wuhan, a city of 11 million, to combat the emerging COVID-19 outbreak. Set deep inside the frontlines of the crisis in four hospitals, 76 DAYS tells indelible human stories at the centre of this pandemic—from a woman begging in vain to bid a final farewell to her father, a grandpa with dementia searching for his way home, a couple anxious to meet their new born, to a nurse determined to return personal items to families of the deceased. These raw and intimate stories bear witness to the death and rebirth of a city under a 76-day lockdown, and to the human resilience that persists in times of profound tragedy.

Here’s a brand new clip from the film – previously unseen. More as we approach the release.


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