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Documentary, Episode 5, The Water Cries: Episode 5
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directed by Wang Meng; produced by Zhao Qi, fl. 2009-2015, in Documentary, Episode 5 (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 5: Are lives of the Chinese people at risk because of the water crisis? It appears so when you look at these examples: *In Southwestern China, hundreds of thousands of village residents have difficulty in getting enough water for daily usage. * A serious water pollution incident has led to the extinct of m...
directed by Wang Meng; produced by Zhao Qi, fl. 2009-2015, in Documentary, Episode 5 (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 1
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 1: To say that the water crisis in China is imminent is inaccurate. The crisis is already here, and the impact of the water crisis is seen in many regions across China. By examining the Dianchi Lake in Southwest China, we learn that certain fish species have disappeared, which was probably caused by lake p...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 2
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 2 One serious problem in China today is that the dessert is rapidly expanding, which is caused by over exploitation of land and climate change. The high density of people living in urban centers, coupled with the rapid industrialization of China, contribute to water pollution, water shortage and global war...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 3
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 3: How safe is China's drinking water? The third and fourth episodes wrestle with conflicting values in China today. For example, what difference does it make if one drives the biggest and most expensive car, but cannot safely drink the water running from the water faucet? In a country where there is rapid...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 4
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 4: The fourth episode continues to deal with water safety problems. Water pollution not only happens in urban cities, but also in many of China's rural areas because of the inaccessibility to safe water sources and lack of water supply facilities. This episode also shows how people are working together to...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 6
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 6: Some traditional water sources, such as Dianchi Lake, are no longer famous for its native fish species because of the water pollution. The eco system of Dianchi Lake has been destroyed, which is mainly caused by waste water from chemical plants. One consequence of this kind of pollution is poisoned fish...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 7
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 7: The seventh episode examines floods and natural disasters in China and the attempts to harness rivers in order to distribute clean water. The constant threat of floods is real for most of China's people. More than half of the people have experienced either seasonal floods by the Yangtze River in the Sou...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 8
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 8: The eighth episode examines floods and natural disasters in China's main water sources such as the Changjing River, Huaihe River, and Yangtze River. These rivers had disasters since ancient times, and people throughout the history have tried all kinds of methods to control the disasters and tackle the w...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 9
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 9: When there is not enough water for everyone, people will risk their lives to get their share. Unfortunately there is no simple answer in finding a way to divide water equally. Water distribution has troubled the provincial leaders and farmers along the Zhang River as well as the Water Use Association i...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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The Water Cries: Episode 10
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directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
EPISODE 10: Episode 10 examines the environmental change in northwestern China. For example, Zhangye in Inner Mongolia which used to be a famous area for its water and nature, is now experiencing draught and a lack of water resources. The eastern part of Juyanhai Lake which was one of the two large lakes in northw...
directed by Wang Meng (China: China International TV), 30 mins
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