Eternal Spring (長春)
Confronted with government denunciations and human rights violations against their spiritual practice, a group of Chinese activists executes a bold and perilous plan to hack into state television.
Canada’s official entry into the international feature film category for the 2023 Oscars, “Eternal Spring (長春 )” is gearing up for the rapidly approaching US theatrical release. Having begun the films Canadian theatrical in September, the film begins its official theatrical release in the United States with a week-long exclusive at New York’s prestigious Film Forum starting on October 14th, before expanding nationwide to more than 50 markets on October 21st. Markets where tickets are available for purchase beginning on October 21st for the expansive roll out include: Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Charlotte, Detroit, Cincinnati, Chattanooga, Columbus, Hartford, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Nashville, New York, New Haven, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, San Diego, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tulsa and Washington D.C, among others.
“Eternal Spring (長春)” is a multiple award winner, having won the Hot Docs Audience Award for best film and the Rogers Audience Award for best Canadian film, among many others (truly they'd won at nearly every international film festival where they have screened to sold-out crowds). This extraordinary harmony of animation & documentary has been awarded and acclaimed across Europe in its Film Festival run thus far for its groundbreaking animation – and of particular note, has been its incredible comic-book-style animation that transports the viewer into the brave and heroic world of a group of Falun Gong practitioners. “Eternal Spring (長春)” with its story of survival at all costs & battle for human rights continues to draw powerful comparisons to beloved Oscar nominee “Flee.”