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PUZZLE

June 18, 2017

The many faces of China put together like a puzzle.

13 :46

June 8, 2017

On a renovation site in Shanghai in the 80’s, workers are waking up from their daily nap and going back to work.

Nebe

October 29, 2020

Madame Mao

January 1, 2010

French documentary from 2013. Mao Zedong and his fourth wife Jiang Qing were married for 37 years, from 1939 until Mao's death in 1976. After his death, she was tried and imprisoned where, at the age of 77, she committed suicide. All the official portraits of her were removed after her death and she became a scapegoat of the things for which Mao was ultimately responsible.

Come and dance with me.

January 17, 2013

An abridged history of motion pictures: In 1888 George Eastman registered the made up word “Kodak” as a trademark. In 1894 Jean Aimé “Acme” Le Roy presented the first film screening in New York City. In 1895 Auguste and Louis Lumière filmed workers leaving their factory in Lyon. In 1903 Thomas Alva Edison orchestrated and captured on film the electrocution of an elephant in Coney Island. In 2011 Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy filmed dwarfs dancing on a stage at an amusement park in China. In 2012 Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy.

Born in Austria in 1903, Jacob Rosenfeld was imprisoned in Dachau. He manages to flee and takes refuge in Shanghai, like 30,000 other people. He exercised his profession there and sought to get involved in 1941 alongside the revolutionaries of the Chinese Communist Party. Rosenfeld becomes a surgeon on the war front between China and Japan. Thanks to his talents as a doctor and an organizer, he soon became close to Mao Tsé-Toung. In 1945, he was appointed general, responsible for the health of the armies and the entire liberated area. He is now called General Luo. Later, he became the Minister of Health of the first communist government. Thanks to his journal found in 2001, this documentary traces its extraordinary destiny.

So Long!

June 19, 2016

Ran Ran is about to leave Beijing. With only ten days left, how will she decide to spend the rest of her time?

The Way of the Shaman Drum

January 1, 2017

During the Cultural Revolution in China in the late 20th century, ethnic Manchu people were persecuted and forced to give up such cultural traditions as the shaman dance (tiao tchin, meaning "spirit-jumping" or "god's dance"). However, on Changbai Mountain in Northeast China, a farmer named Guan Yunde decided to start designing and building traditional Manchu shaman drums. At age 70, he is one of a minority of ethnic Manchu people in China's Jilin province, and one of the few people keeping the Manchu shamanic tradition alive.

Eddy Wally in China

December 20, 1994

Two-part documentary about the Tibetan refugee community in India. Feingold interviews Tibetan philosophers and former political prisoners. Part One (60 mins.) "Body, Speech, and Mind: Conversations with Tibetan Philosophers". Part Two (30 mins.) "Resisting the Chinese Occupation: Personal Accounts of Tibetans".

NA China

April 25, 2020

The implantation of African traders in Guangzhou is a recent phenomenon, on which Marie Voignier reports through her interlinking portraits of Jackie, Julie, Shanny who have come to set up their business on site. Amidst the monstrous accumulation of merchandise on the endless markets of the megacity, the film follows these African businesswomen grappling with the globalised Chinese economy.

Tibet - The Truth

September 20, 2013

The accumulated history of Tibet and other issues contributing to the current situation in the region as it relates to China.

My Himalayas

October 6, 2019

One Step Away

September 22, 2011

The 30-year-old Xiao Ma is the lead guitarist of the "cold avoidance" band. On the stage, he is full of energy, cool and heroic, and invincible; in life, he is a smiling, sunny, and loves the Tiger New good youth. In his spare time, the Xiao Ma is not indulging in the entanglement between flesh and skin, but actively learning various knowledge. In the English tuition class, he fell in love with the beautiful tutor teacher Jiang Ting. Under the circumstances of concealing identity, Xiao Ma and Jiang Ting began to fall in love. However, there is an unspeakable secret in Xiao Ma's heart, that is, his bed wetting, which has also become the biggest obstacle in his love process ...

Drifting

September 24, 2019

Yan is an illegal second child born during the One-Child policy. To avoid government punishment, Yan's parents hid their oldest daughter in the countryside and raised Yan as a girl. Now a young adult, Yan struggles with his gender identity and being treated as an outcast in a conservative society. His sole escape is drifting his father's old taxi through abandoned parking lots.

Who's afraid of Huawei?

January 14, 2020

The Chinese company Huawei wants to expand 5G worldwide and is well advanced in the development of the technology. With the help of 5G, entire communities can function wirelessly, self-driving cars become possible and advanced medical care can be performed remotely in real time. However, many are worried that Huawei is incorporating backdoors that allow vast amounts of data to be collected and then used by China for espionage.

My childhood memories carry two important symbols, a large magnet that I pulled around behind me and a dead friend.

Tears in Suzhou

January 1, 1985

Set in the Ming Dynasty of China. The daughter of administrator of Wuxi County is cheated by the son of a high-rank official and has a child. Then she lives a tragic life and dies in desperation finally because of ethics of the time.

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