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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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To the Light: Chinese Miners
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directed by Yuanchen Liu (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 8 mins
The bright lights of China’s booming economy are powered by the hard labor of the miners, who work deep in perilous coal shafts around the country. When a miner dies, his family receives a death pension greater than the amount of money he would have made in his lifetime had he stayed alive. In rural China, where...
directed by Yuanchen Liu (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 8 mins
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Mao's New Suit
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directed by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000; produced by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000, Singing Nomad Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 53 mins
For decades people in China modeled themselves on Chairman Mao who wore a simple worker's outfit in blue or grey. It was known as the "Mao Suit." To wear anything different meant that you stood out, and in China any sign of independent thought had always been dangerous. But China's doors have opened – and so hav...
directed by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000; produced by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000, Singing Nomad Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 53 mins
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Monkey King Looks West
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Renee Tajima (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 43 mins
This colorful production contrasts the rich heritage of Chinese opera with the day-to-day realities of its emigréperformers in New York's Chinatown. It depicts the efforts of three classically-trained opera artists to keep alive their revered art form for the generation of young Chinese-Americans who would otherw...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Renee Tajima (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 43 mins
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Women in China
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produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 51 mins
Women in China is a timely two-part documentary on the conditions of women in today's economically -oriented Chinese society. By visiting four diverse parts of China, it provides a representative view of the opportunities and living conditions of Chinese women today. The first part focuses on Bejing where we meet...
produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 51 mins
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China Opens Up
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produced by Frank Esmann (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
This is a view of China in transition through the eyes of six members of the intelligentsia. They are addressing the issue of freedom of expression and censorship. Among them are: an author who points out that if his book gets banned in China he will reap the profits from foreign sales; a film director who know ho...
produced by Frank Esmann (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
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Howling Into Harmony
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directed by Joshua Frank, fl. 1987-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 44 mins
Howling into Harmony offers a portrait of young Chinese rock musicians in Beijing and provides a glimpse into the lives of a generation awakened by Western cultural forces, despite the conservatism of their parents’ generation and their government.
directed by Joshua Frank, fl. 1987-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 44 mins
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