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Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 97 minutes

Former 'Comfort Women' who were forced to serve Japanese troops during World War II tell their harrowing stories.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 104 minutes

Micro-credit, education, health information, and hope provided to impoverished Chinese.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

The residents of the historic Chinese city of Fengjie clash with officials forcing them to evacuate their homes to make way for the world's largest dam.

dGenerate Films | 2005 | 147 minutes

Yan Yu follows BEFORE THE FLOOD with this profile of the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished by a hydroelectric dam project.

dGenerate Films | 2008 | 60 minutes

Wang Jiu-liang travels to more than 500 landfills, documenting Beijing's unholy cycle of consumption.

dGenerate Films | 2011 | 72 minutes

Superstar architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron must negotiate between two cultures, two architectural traditions and two political systems to build the new National Stadium for the Olympics in Beijing.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 88 minutes

Follows a handful of migrant factory workers, both at work where they may labor for more than 12 hours a day and in their off-hours, and as they hang around shabby dorms drinking, dreaming of home, worrying about getting paid, and trying to decide whether their jobs are worth keeping.

dGenerate Films | 2016 | 152 minutes

Remarkable new archaeological discoveries provide clues about the rise of Chinese culture.

National Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 47 minutes

The nation of China is more than 4000 years old, and recent discoveries are shedding new light on its origins. In our common knowledge Chinaᄊs earliest…

National Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 46 minutes