The Ordinary Happiness Amid the Rise of a Great Power: The Financial Logic Behind Cultural Transformation

China’s social structure and culture have gone through seismic changes over the past few years. Be it marriage, family, or interpersonal relations, the older generations “can’t understand” what young people are thinking. If we look at how Chinese people pursue individual freedom, women’s liberation, and happiness amid China’s rise from a financial perspective, we will learn surprising insights.
About the Documentary
A Young Patriot/Directed by: Haibin Du
The director follows Xiao Zhao, a 19-year-old young man, for four years from high school to college. He records the changes in Xiao Zhao’s emotions and ideology during this time, as well as the deadlock and the restlessness in the Chinese society.