Man Made Place

China is currently marked by a phase of rapidly growing urbanization. The documentary Man Made Place in this context deals with two particular cities. Yumen – a derelict ghost town – and Kangbashi – a mythic city of the future, both are deserted. They exist because of completely different reasons. Man Made Place shows through impressive images how these two cities – and the relation of inhabitants to these cities – are developing in China in times of urban growth.