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Fourteenth Anniversary of People's China

China, 1963 (MIFF 1964)

The achievements of China's reconstruction programme, affecting the capital, the countryside, factories and mar­kets. Despite three successive years of natural disasters, an improvement is seen in the national economy.

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Hand Puppets

A tribute to the art of Yang Sheng of the Hand Puppet Theatre. His repertoire calls for the impersonation of a great variety of characters including wise scholars, dashing generals and forsaken ... More »

The Spirit of Genseng

A children's film using paper cut-outs. The story is aboul the trials and tribulations of an orphan boy who is finally saved from his tormentor by the Spirit of Genseng. ... More »

Down Rapid Streams

A journey with lumbermen down the rapids of the River Min, which traverses the mountains and forests of Fukien. ... More »

peacock

Winner of the Golden Bear at the 2005 Berlin Film Festival, [Peacock] is the auspicious directorial debut of Gu Changwei. One of China's most accomplished cinematographers, Gu has worked with such ... More »

THE TRANSITION PERIOD

Plenty of Chinese documentaries look at the nation's poor and disenfranchised - The Transition Period gives us a rare peek into Chinese life from the other side. ... Director Zhou Hao was given ... More »

LI SHUANG-SHUANG

Li Shuang-Shuang is perhaps the most outstanding film yet made about life in the Chinese countryside. Through the clashes between an ordinary peasant and his wife, in a people's commune, it reflects ... More »

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