In this documentary about China’s “one child” era co-directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang risked arrest and imprisonment for surreptitiously filming many of their interviews in that country. The “one child” policy, in effect from 1979 through 2013, was enacted into law because the government wanted to ward off over-population. The danger to the filmmakers …
Chinese-American Billi is opposed to her family’s decision not to tell their beloved matriarch she has cancer, so they plan a wedding for a final reunion.
The documentary explores ostentatious display of wealth and the debilitating effects of the pursuit of money all around the world.
Wei Minzhu is just 13, but when the teacher has to go away for a month, she is the substitute, making up in determination what she lacks in experience.