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China Rises

A FOUR-PART DOCUMENTARY INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTION OF THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBC), THE NEW YORK TIMES, DISCOVERY TIMES, ZDF—GERMANY TELEVISION, FRANCE 5, AND BRITAIN’S S4-C. DVD, 4 EPISODES: “FOOD IS HEAVEN,” “PARTY GAMES,” “GETTING RICH,”AND “CITY OF DREAMS” (44:30 EACH), HIGH DEFINITION, COLOR, 2006 DISTRIBUTED BY THE DISCOVERY TIMES CHANNEL. OFFICIAL CHINA RISES WEB SITES: www.cbc.ca/chinarises www.nytimes.com/specials/chinarises/intro/index.html China...

Film Review Essay, Resources

Human Rights in China: The Search for Common Ground

A FILM BY RAYMOND OLSON SACRED MOUNTAIN PRODUCTIONS VHS. 50 MINUTES. COLOR. 2004 DVD. 114 MINUTES. COLOR. 2004 ENGLISH ONLY (NO SUBTITLES, OCCASIONAL TRANSLATIONS AS VOICEOVERS) DISTRIBUTED BY SACRED MOUNTAIN PRODUCTIONS, PMB 157, 16420 S. E. MCGILLIVRAY, SUITE 103, VANCOUVER, VW 98683-3461 Sociologist Raymond Olson uses recorded interviews and striking video footage from contemporary China to take the viewer inside one of the most fascinating intellectual arguments and most frustrating...

Book Review Essay, Resources

To Live: A Novel

BY YU HUA TRANSLATION AND AFTERWORD BY MICHAEL BERRY NEW YORK, ANCHOR BOOKS—RANDOM HOUSE, 2003 256 PAGES. PAPERBACK ISBN: 1-4000-31869 Yu Hua is one of the leaders of the post-Mao generation of writers struggling to find a voice for their experiences in a literary world whose perspectives had been warped by the constraints of socialist realism and which could voice criticism only in a veiled historicism that located exemplary mistakes in the experiences of figures associated with dynastie...