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The Blood of Yingzhou District

USA / China, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Documentaries)

Director: Ruby Yang

The Blood of Yingzhou District

This year's Academy Awards winner for Best Short Documentary, The Blood of Yingzhou District, transports us to an impoverished district of China. Here, desperate parents donate blood in return for a few yuan - and AIDS. Their orphaned children suffer as family traditions and village obligations break down in the face of this unmerciful disease.

D Ruby Yang P Thomas Lennon WS Smiley Documentary Film Distribution L Chinese (Mandarin) w/English subtitles TD video/2006/49mins

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