Coming from a modest peasant background, Mr. Lee he has been a self-taught, independent soul all his life. He has managed to repeatedly reinvent himself, enabling him to live a varied and colorful existence; each reincarnation more fascinating than the last. Full of contradictions, and yet true to himself, he could almost be a living metaphor for the turbulence and transformations China underwent in the second half of last century.
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Fallen City follows survivors of the deadly 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Zeroing in on three shattered families, filmmaker Zhao Qi explores their inner lives with patience and compassion. While...
Waterfront Cities of the World
Discover the beauty and complexity of waterfront cities around the world. Host Heidi Hollinger, a world-renowned photographer, captures the essence of these...
The Backward Class
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Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia. From the lavish production sets of the most popular...
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