Recent Documentaries about China
I found some headlines and information today about stories related to China. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry continues to bring attention to the artist, but these three were from different venues.
Xu Tong’s Fortune Teller explores the challenging life of fortune tellers trying to make a life in China. The documentary recently won the Jury Prize at the Chinese Documentary Festival. Here is the related story.
Sun Bin’s short The Love Carried by Backpacks was made available online for viewing late last month. The documentary follows civil servants who carry backpacks filled with necessities as they hike into the mountains to help those living there. Here is the related story.
Bo Xiali: Inside the Scandal comes from the Wall Street Journal. The documentary looks at the fallout from and implications of Bo Xiali’s removal from politics. Watch the video here.