Upsurge and Restlessness—A New Perspective on China
After the financial crisis of 2007-2008, China is viewed as an indicator showing that the global economy is roaring back to life. Its status as an “emerging great power” is increasingly solidified. Domestically, people are eager to embrace opportunities. China has embarked on its journey of profound transformation. However, have we adjusted the way we view it?
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Young and Restless in China
Since 1992, China has gone through radical economic, social, and cultural transformation. American director Sue Williams follows nine young men and women, who are from various provinces and are of different backgrounds, for a period of four years. Some of them are looking forward to the future, some feel lost, and some are cynical. Nine different stories, nine different faces of the new China.