• Commodity City: A Fascinating Glimpse Inside the World's Largest Wholesale Market

    3 monthes ago - By Colossal

    
    The Yiwu International Trade Market in China is the world's largest wholesale market, stretching nearly five miles and containing over 75,000 individual vendors. Chinese-American film director Jessica Kingdon peeks into the daily lives of the market's workers in her observational documentary Commodity City , exploring the subtle interactions that occur amongst hoards of dolls, flowers, neon signs, clocks, and other consumer goods.
    The work is filmed in long, static shots, mirroring the days each vendor spends inside the consumer metropolis. Commodity City has played in over fifty film...
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