Screengrab from the movie 'The Chinese Mayor', about Geng Yanbo, who was dubbed "Demolition Geng" after he became mayor of Datong. Photo: SCMP Pictures Screengrab from the movie 'The Chinese Mayor', about Geng Yanbo, who was dubbed "Demolition Geng" after he became mayor of Datong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Screengrab from the movie 'The Chinese Mayor', about Geng Yanbo, who was dubbed "Demolition Geng" after he became mayor of Datong. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Filmmaker Zhao Qi looking to finally win at Sundance

He hopes latest entry, 'The Chinese Mayor', counters misconceptions about his homeland with rare portrait of life in a provincial city

Screengrab from the movie 'The Chinese Mayor', about Geng Yanbo, who was dubbed "Demolition Geng" after he became mayor of Datong. Photo: SCMP Pictures Screengrab from the movie 'The Chinese Mayor', about Geng Yanbo, who was dubbed "Demolition Geng" after he became mayor of Datong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Screengrab from the movie 'The Chinese Mayor', about Geng Yanbo, who was dubbed "Demolition Geng" after he became mayor of Datong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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