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The Dialogue documents the attempt by a group of Chinese intellectuals to overcome the China government's restrictive measures to have dialogue with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled leader. The participants include Uyghur scholar and human rights advocate Ilham Tohti, Chinese intellectual Wang Lixiong, Tibetan writer Woeser, etc.
Ilham was accused of separatism and support for terrorism and arrested by the authority in January 2014.
Director: Wang Wo, artist, designer and documentary filmmaker.
DVD feature: Interview With Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti (excerpt)
A 6-hour long documentary about a great fire broke out in Karamay. 288 school kids were brunt to death because the security had to evacuate the government officials first. The government did not issue the death certificate to the family of the dead school kids and they could not hold public mourning of their kids.
The documentary is about human rights activist Wang Lihong. She has been detained by the Beijing police since March 2011 during the Jasmine crackdown under the charge of "inciting social unrest".
Social Media Uprising in the Chinese speaking world is an elaborated study of the use of social media in grassroots struggles in China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Malaysia by local researchers and activists. We would like to work out a self-finance model for research and publication of social movement and media activism experience in Asia, in particular among Chinese speaking communities.
The Nation's Enemy is one of the series of the Sichuan Earthquake documentary. On Feb 9 2010, Tan Zouren was charged with inciting sedition in the Chengdu Court. Activists and friends travelled to Chengdu to listen to the court case and Ai Xiaoming recorded the intensive and emotional days before and after the trial by interviewing Tan's friends, family members and lawyers.
It took Guo Weidong two years to produce this video. The director had sent out more than 500 letters to public intellectuals from all over the country and interviewed them about their "need". More than half of them replied that they need freedom -- freedom of expression and thought.
The DVD comes together with two books, which has recorded the interviewees' background and all the interviews in details.
Wang Chuan or River of Oblivion, is a river between the living and the dead. When the spirits want to reborn, they have to enter the river and forget everything in their past life. After the arrest of Tan Zouren, we entered Beichuan before the anniversary of the May 12 earthquake. We witnessed the reconstruction ceremony of the Beichuan secondary school there and more than 200 thousand visitors touring around in Beichuan. The disaster has passed away and memories can't resist against that....
A youth, coming from Mars, landed in Beijing. He tried to learn how to live a disaporic life. But he had a bad time because he is a logical person. He was trapped in confusion.
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This video explores the power relation about filming, the negotiation between the one who film and the one who being filmed. It also examines arts in a particular China context.
Middle age writer Ka likes to hang around with young people. But in his heart he doesn't want to feature them in his camera. His genuine feeling is I want to beat you out when you come.
Citizen investigators, lawyers, journalists, writers and scholars expressed their support for Tan Zuoren. They sat around and watched Lao Ma Ti Hua, and then communicated their feelings about this documentary. They thought it is a documentary with modern art form as well as a citizen education. Ai Weiwei, Zuoxiao Zuzhou and citizen investigators recalled the details of the moments in Lao Ma Ti Hua and talked about those difficult situations. Meanwhile, Ai Weiwei’s art exhibition named Very Sorry was held in Munich, Germany. The exhibition widely attracted the eyes of foreign media.
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