As a young man, Zheng would rather spend his time gambling and dancing than studying. But his exuberant way of life came to an end when he is charged with counter-revolutionary behaviour and sentenced to prison. Now, he lives in a boarding house of Shuanglin Town, and is a silent witness to the last chapter of his own lonely life.
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Flavour and Affinity
The Jin Cheng restaurant in China's Chao region has a reputation for excellence due to its 'Chao' specialties.
For the six million train commuters in Bombay (Mumbai), the daily grind is often a harsh reality. This two-part series looks at the incredible organization that is the Bombay Railway....
The Last Village
In the province of Gansu, the Minquin community struggles with the affects of desertification.
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...
Kate Humble: Living with Nomads
As a child, Kate Humble always wanted to be a nomad. Living in the remote wilderness, at one with nature, seemed such a wildly romantic existence. In this...
The Art of China
From exquisitely detailed porcelain vases and delicately inked scrolls to the powerful imagery of Communist-era paintings, China's art has expressed the spirit of the Chinese people -...
The Backward Class
The first class of Dalit ('untouchable') caste students, in India's history, undertake the national ISC high school graduation exams as a means to a brighter future for themselves,...
C.D. Hoy: Portraits From the Frontier
This fascinating documentary traces the life and work of C.D. Hoy, one of Canada's most famous early photographers. This extraordinary story traces Hoy...