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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