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International Competition
DOWN THERE
NA LI

China, France, 2018, 10′

A blissful night is unexpectedly interrupted by the sound from downstairs. Different reactions are triggered, as well as the relentless indifference.

Venice International Film Festival, Italy, 2018
New York Film Festival, USA, 2018
Busan International Film Festival, Korea, 2018
Amiens International Film Festival, France, 2018
Festival du nouveau cinéma/FNC, Canada, 2018.

Zhengfan Yang
Director
Zhengfan Yang
Director

Born in 1985, in China, Zhengfan Yang started making films after graduated from Law School. Together
with Shengze Zhu, he co-founded “Burn The Film”, in 2010. His debut feature, Distant, premiered at
Locarno Film Festival. His documentary feature, Where Are You Going, premiered at International Film
Festival Rotterdam, and received the Jury Award at China Independent Film Festival. His latest film,
Down There, premiered in “Orizzonti” Competition at Venice International Film Festival, and was
presented at New York Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival.

Alex Drosen
Sound Designer
Alex Drosen
Sound Designer

Alex Drosen is an artist, audio engineer and educator. His work includes electronic music production and
performance, cinematic sound design and installation art. In all of his work, recording and playback are
actions of performance. As a sound designer for film, he works in narrative, documentary and
experimental forms. He frequently works with musicians, gallery artists and performers, across
disciplines, in both creative and technical roles. He presented his work worldwide, from Venice to New
York.

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