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Bitter Money

Selected Filmography

Dead Souls

In Gansu Province, northwest China, lie the remains of countless prisoners abandoned in the Gobi Desert sixty years ago. Designated as “ultra-rightists” in the Communist Party’s Anti-Rightist campaign of 1957, they starved to death in the Jiabiangou and...

In Gansu Province, northwest China, lie the remains of countless prisoners abandoned in the Gobi Desert sixty years ago. Designated as “ultra-rightists” in the Communist Party’s Anti-Rightist campaign of 1957, they starved to death in the Jiabiangou and...

Bitter Money

Follows a handful of migrant factory workers, both at work where they may labor for more than 12 hours a day and in their off-hours, and as they hang around shabby dorms drinking, dreaming of home, worrying about getting paid, and trying to decide...

Follows a handful of migrant factory workers, both at work where they may labor for more than 12 hours a day and in their off-hours, and as they hang around shabby dorms drinking, dreaming of home, worrying about getting paid, and trying to decide...

Fengming, a Chinese Memoir

Wang Bing’s dazzling tour-de-force — a gripping monologue recounting five decades in the life of a once-ardent socialist in the new China.

Wang Bing’s dazzling tour-de-force — a gripping monologue recounting five decades in the life of a once-ardent socialist in the new China.

Three Sisters

Renowned documentarian Wang Bing's profile of 10-year-old YingYing, 6-year-old Zhenzhen and 4-year-old Fenfen, who live alone in a tiny rural village in the high mountains of China's Yunnan province. Their father is away working in the city; their...

Renowned documentarian Wang Bing's profile of 10-year-old YingYing, 6-year-old Zhenzhen and 4-year-old Fenfen, who live alone in a tiny rural village in the high mountains of China's Yunnan province. Their father is away working in the city; their...

Ta'ang

The daily life of Ta'ang refugees, a Burmese ethnic minority who are caught between a civil war and the Chinese border.

The daily life of Ta'ang refugees, a Burmese ethnic minority who are caught between a civil war and the Chinese border.

'Til Madness Do Us Part

The daily lives and isolation of a group of men locked on one floor of a Chinese city's psychiatric institution.

The daily lives and isolation of a group of men locked on one floor of a Chinese city's psychiatric institution.