What Does Two Plus Two Equal? A Chinese Media Person’s Witness to History
From being a Young Pioneer, a Red Guard, a People’s Liberation Army soldier, to a military journalist, Qian Gang has gone through the Cultural Revolution, the Great Leap Forward, the Great Chinese Famine, and the Reform and Opening-up, and has moved from China to Hong Kong. How have these experiences shaped this media person who pursues freedom? Qian uses his personal journey to reflect China’s quest for modernization.
About the Documentary
Directed by: Carma Hinton
The rising youth who aspired to revolution grew up and became the Red Guards; they played a vital role in the Cultural Revolution. Forty years later, how do these former Red Guards see themselves?