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2010  |  Documentary  |  39 min.  |  In Chinese with English subtitles
Director  Ruby Yang  |  Writer  Thomas Lennon

 

Villagers in central China take on a chemical company that is poisoning their land and water. For five years they fight to transform their environment and as they do, they find themselves transformed as well.

 

 

“...The Warriors of Qiugang, blends interviews, verité observation and a few animated reconstructions to bring the gravity and density of ground-level social upheaval into unsparing and fascinating focus.”
- A.O. Scott, The New York Times

“Powerful. A visually inventive and eloquent film.”
- LA Times

“…using the power of a media spotlight to leverage change.”
- Variety

“The most surprising, and the best of the five documentary short subjects, is The Warriors of Qiugang . . . a cinematic metaphor for the progress of China’s civilization and the spirit of its people.”
- Film Journal


 
   
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