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Shanghai Tales, 1, The War of Growing Up
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directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo, in Shanghai Tales, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 59 mins
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view. It portrays the daily lives of ordinary people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. The three episodes provide a window into China today, an opportunity to assess the similarities and learn from the differences between our...
directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo, in Shanghai Tales, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 59 mins
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Cities on Speed, 1, Shanghai: Space
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directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Helle Faber, in Cities on Speed, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
Soon more than 550 cities world wide will have a population of more than one million. In 2030 eighty percent of the world's population will live in cities. Megacities have traditionally been economic and political power centers but today the fastest growing cities are in developing nations. The new challenge is t...
directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Helle Faber, in Cities on Speed, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
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Shanghai Bride
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directed by Sam Voutas; produced by Melanie Ansley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 52 mins
How does the average man find a wife in materialistic Shanghai? There are two single males to every single female and the women are increasingly picky and middle-class. The effects of the one-child policy combined with a rapid revolution in China's values and lifestyles, have created increasingly selective middle-...
directed by Sam Voutas; produced by Melanie Ansley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 52 mins
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Shanghai Tales, 3, When My Child is Born
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directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view and portrays daily life in one of the nation's busiest and most iconic cities. The three episodes provide a window into China today, giving viewers an opportunity to assess the similarities and differences between China and other cultures.T...
directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour
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Mr. Wong’s World
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directed by Christian Schidlowski (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 33 mins
Shanghai, the center of Chinese capitalism, has been undergoing an unprecedented building boom. Over 2,000 high-rise buildings have gone up since the 1990’s. As a result, many historic treasures fall prey to the wrecking ball.Mr. Wong is a wealthy businessman who returned to China from Canada. He has made it his...
directed by Christian Schidlowski (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 33 mins
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A Place to Save Your Life: The Shanghai Jews
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directed by Karen Shopsowitz; produced by Karen Shopsowitz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 57 mins
The incredible story of the Jewish refugee community in Shanghai during World War II is the subject of this fascinating documentary. Seeking refuge from Nazi terror, some 17,000 Jews travelled to Shanghai, one of the few places that did not require a visa. Although a few Jews already lived in China (Sephardic Jews...
directed by Karen Shopsowitz; produced by Karen Shopsowitz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 57 mins
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Somba Ke: The Money Place
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directed by David Henningson; produced by David Henningson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
In the 1940s, the uranium for the Manhattan Project was secretly supplied from a mine in the Canadian Arctic. At the time, no one knew what the effects of uranium in any of its forms would be on human life. Mined by indigenous people, there was little attention given to the fact that many in the community later si...
directed by David Henningson; produced by David Henningson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
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Ha Ha Shanghai
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 22 mins
In 1992 the filmmaker Christine Choy returned to Shanghai for the first time in over thirty years: to track down the title of her family’s house. She also wanted to locate an old schoolmate. She found her quest was like going down the rabbit hole with Franz Kafka as a tour guide. Her mother had abandoned the fam...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 22 mins
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The Lost Magic of the Shanghai Art Studios
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directed by Marie-Claire Quiquemelle, fl. 2005 and Julien Gaurichon, fl. 2005-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 57 mins
At the end of the 1950’s, the Shanghai Art Studios were among the most important in the world. They employed 500 workers and were acclaimed all over China. In "The Lost Magic of the Shanghai Art Studios," numerous beautiful film extracts, paintings and drawings illustrate that the Shanghai Studio’s creativity...
directed by Marie-Claire Quiquemelle, fl. 2005 and Julien Gaurichon, fl. 2005-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 57 mins
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Shanghai Tales, 2, All About My Friends
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directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 59 mins
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view. It portrays the daily lives of ordinary people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities The three episodes provide a window into China today, an opportunity to assess the similarities and learn from the differences between our c...
directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 59 mins
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