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Bazaar Jumper

Follows brothers Aydar and Xirali as they create a small Parkour team with hopes of competing nationally in Beijing...

A Better Life

A small coastal fishing town in southern China has witnessed the arrival of many farmers and their families looking...

The Big Family

This documentary portrays the difficulties of a traditional Chinese family, with its members having to change their...

Blank Lands

A journey into the unknown lands explored by Zhuang Xueben, through his pictures and his travel journal recently...

Contact

In 1964, a remarkable event was filmed: the first contact with members of a nomadic Aboriginal group, completely...

Cotton

From cotton fields in northern China to a trade fair in the south, filmmaker Zhou Hao documents the lives of those...

The Dairy

Produced and directed by Rudy Buttignol, The Dairy showcases the daily rituals of traditional cheesemakers in the...

Dust

Shenzhen, once a small fishing village near Hong Kong, has today joined the ranks of Chinese megacities and is often...

Fast Horse

Allison RedCrow and Cody BigTobacco assemble a team of jockeys to debut America's original extreme sport at the...

Fish Story

Best friends J and Jacky have been uprooted for a better future in Hong Kong, but is this future what the children...

The Graduates

Follows three graduates as they seek employment in one of China's largest cities, Chengdu, and as they try to find...

Haida Modern

In the 50 years since he carved his first totem pole and saw it raised on Haida Gwaii, Robert Davidson has come to...

Hard Old Rock

As a young man, Zheng spent his time gambling and dancing .But his exuberant way of life came to an end when he was...

Heavy Metal

Around 50,000 migrant workers, to escape the poverty-stricken conditions of mid-west China, have formed an e-waste...

Konnected.TV

From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional...

Madam Duan

Duan, who comes from a remote village in the South of China, is a street cleaner in Canton.

Murky Waters

On the coast of the Bohai Sea, the region has become an infamous spot for pollution, significantly affecting the...

Nobody's Child

At the age of 20, Bing cannot understand why his parents divorced and sets off in search of someone to blame.

Now is the Time

When the Totem Pole disappeared from the Haida landscape for more than a century, a 22-year-old carver named Robert...

Nu Shu

Follows 86-year-old Huan Yi Yang, the only woman in her country who knows the ancient, dying language of Nu Shu.

Piano Dream

Follows the story of Yin Hong and her husband as they invest everything into the dream of their son becoming a...

A Village Life

Xiao Hefu and Zhang Weibi are two eldery farmers who have chosen to remain faithful to an almost ancestral lifestyle...

Contact

In 1964, a remarkable event was filmed: the first contact with members of a nomadic Aboriginal group, completely...