AIDS Impacts Rural China in ‘The Blood of Yingzhou District’

The Blood of Yingzhou District is a depressing documentary about the impacts of AIDS in rural China. Ruby Yang’s 2006 documentary focuses mostly on how the disease affects children. According to a title, about 75,000 children have been orphaned by it, and some children live with it as well. Yang focuses on five children in… Read More AIDS Impacts Rural China in ‘The Blood of Yingzhou District’

‘Super, Girls’ Goes Behind the Scenes of Singing Contest in China

National televised singing contests raise the hopes of young singers and fill their heads with dreams of fame and fortune. “Idol” franchises bank on these hopes and dreams in countries around the world. For a couple years China offered the “Super Girl” singing contest, and Jian Yi’s Super, Girls (2007) follows 10 girls who auditioned during the… Read More ‘Super, Girls’ Goes Behind the Scenes of Singing Contest in China