How Should We Perceive the “68ers” and the “Second Generation Red”?
In 1968, students and youth secretly tasted the forbidden fruit of thoughts; there was a steady but small supply of banned books from the black market. The “68ers” were made up of ordinary people and the “Second Generation Red.” The group has been broken down into multiple subgroups, which exist till now. Today, the 68ers dominate the Chinese political and academic circles, and have strong influence over public opinion.
About the Documentary
In the beginning of the 20th Century, a group of young adults from Europe and the United States joined the “New China” revolution, as they resonated with Mao Zedong’s vision and ideology. Their children became Red Guards, went through class struggles, were suspected as spies, and were put in prison. What are these Red Children’s stories?