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Faces of Change, China Coast: China Coast Fishing
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written by George Chang, fl. 1974, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 19 mins
The film concerns the traditional 'floating population' who fish Chinese coastal waters from family sized junks based in Hong Kong in competition with salaried fisherman using large, mechanized boats. The combined effect of education and an increased integration with shore life is putting strains on the old ways.
written by George Chang, fl. 1974, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 19 mins
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Making a Living: Fishing and Farming
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produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; in China Coast: Island in the China Sea, Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
In this segment we hear from a farmer and a fisherman about their lines of work. Both believe one must be born into a profession for one to be good at it.
produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; in China Coast: Island in the China Sea, Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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Faces of Change, China Coast: The Island Fishpond
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written by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 13 mins
Tai A Chau symbolically rids itself of the last vestiges of the Old China. The town is represented by the Landlord Chan when it sells land to buy a freshwater pond. The community effort to improve the island's economic well-being brings together government representatives and the land people.
written by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 13 mins
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Class and Caste: Education of Fishermen's Children
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produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; in China Coast: Hoy Fok and the Island School, Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
In this segment we learn about the poor reputation of fishermen's children when it comes to having the ability to learn. We also hear from the parents of student Hoy Fok, who care more about his fishing skills than his schooling.
produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; in China Coast: Hoy Fok and the Island School, Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
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Faces of Change, China Coast: Three Island Women
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written by Norman Miller, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; produced by Norman Miller, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 17 mins
Three women, varying in ages and therefore perspective, agree that life on a small Chinese island in Hong Kong waters, is better for them now than in the past. They are treated equal to the men in the rigors of manual labor and now participate fully in the island's decision-making and economic life.
written by Norman Miller, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; produced by Norman Miller, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 17 mins
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