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Plastic China - The Lives of Recycling Plant Workers in China
This film documents a plastic recycling facility in a small town dedicated to the business of processing plastic waste. The facility is operated by two families: the family of the owner and a family of employees. Eleven-year-old Yi-Jie works alongside…
South Korea: Success at all Costs - The Successes and Pitfalls of a Major Economic Power
With their long working hours, cultural obsession with productivity, and high-stakes schooling system, South Koreans live life in the fast lane. Everyone has the same aim: to be successful and to beat the competition. Thanks in part to this hard…
Up the Yangtze - Cultural and Economic Changes in China
In China, it is simply known as "The River." But the Yangtze--and all of the life that surrounds it--is undergoing a truly astonishing transformation wrought by the largest hydroelectric project in history, the Three Gorges Dam. Canadian documentary filmmaker Yung…
West of the Tracks Collection - Rust
Episode 1 of West of the Tracks Collection
Tie Xi is a massive industrial complex in northeastern China's Shenyang province. Built during the Japanese occupation of China and restructured with Soviet support after World War II, it is the country's oldest and largest manufacturing center. From the postwar…
4 videos
West of the Tracks Collection - Remnants
Episode 2 of West of the Tracks Collection
Tie Xi is a massive industrial complex in northeastern China's Shenyang province. Built during the Japanese occupation of China and restructured with Soviet support after World War II, it is the country's oldest and largest manufacturing center. From the postwar…
3 videos
Made in China - Migrants in Rural China
This documentary tells one of the millions of stories of migrants from rural China who comprise the backbone of the Chinese economic miracle. It provides a human face behind the ubiquitous label "Made in China." This massive dislocation of people…
West of the Tracks Collection - Rails
Episode 3 of West of the Tracks Collection
Tie Xi is a massive industrial complex in northeastern China's Shenyang province. Built during the Japanese occupation of China and restructured with Soviet support after World War II, it is the country's oldest and largest manufacturing center. From the postwar…
2 videos
Inside China 3: Politics And The People
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
China is now a market economy, but holds on to the communist political system - pollution, corruption and ethnic divisions cause great tensions. POLITICS They call it "Socialism with Chinese characteristics" but the communist party has a monopoly on power…
China vs. India: Who Will Win?
India and China are among the world's fastest growing economies which jointly contribute nearly 30% to global economic growth as the balance of economic power continues to shift from West to East. Both China and India are not emerging economies,…
The Men Who Would Conquer China
Mart Bakal is a multi-millionaire New York investment banker with a mission. He's been assisting the spread of capitalism in the former Communist world since the early 1990's. He now wants to build his profile and his personal fortune in…
To Get Rich Is Glorious
In this astonishingly candid documentary, wealthy Hong Kong entrepreneur VINCENT LEE takes us on an emotional journey during the former colony's historic reunification with China. Vincent opens up his world of influence, his successful business strategies, his dilemmas and his…
Inside China 1: The Rise Of A Superpower
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
How has China transformed, inside 30 years, from developing nation to the world's next largest economy after the USA? Includes interviews with historians, eye-witnesses and party officials. TIANANMEN SQUARE A dramatic turning point was the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989…
Santa's Workshop
Santa's Workshop takes you to the real world of China's toy factories. Low labour costs attract more and more companies to China. Today more than 75% of our toys are made in China. But this industry takes its toll on…
Inside China 2: China The Future?
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
China is flexing its economic muscle, investing all over the world. What does this mean for the West? AFRICA China needs access to energy and raw materials - that's why it's pouring huge investment into Africa. Mozambique's economy, for example,…
Inside China 8: Education And Women’s Rights
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
The communist revolution gave women theoretical equality, but centuries-old oppressions still persist. Women have suffered through the "one child" policy. But women are now among China's top entrepreneurs. "ONE CHILD" POLICY China's coercive policy of forbidding more than one child…
Inside China 5: China Rich And Poor
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
A big principle of socialism is equality, but China's new society has glaring inequalities. The communist party calls it "socialism with Chinese characteristics" but, in the rush for growth, have they created a society far harsher than western capitalism? COMMUNISM…
China's Challenges: Where is China’s Economy Going and What is the Impact of Pollution?
Part of the Series: China's Challenges Series
While China is an economic superpower, its cheap-labor advantage is ending; its air and water are polluted; and its society is fractured by rich and poor. How can China achieve its goal of becoming a "moderately well off society" in…
World in the Balance "China Revs Up"
PBS
NOVA takes the pulse of China's hyperactive economy, the fastest-growing in the history of the world. During the last two decades, China clamped down on its population growth through its controversial one-child policy, but in recent years it has relaxed…
Inside China 6: The Great Migration
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
Chinese development has depended on a vast influx of 250 million migrant workers into the cities - some have prospered but most are poorly paid and housed, with few rights. Mass protests mean the government can no longer take them…
Inside China 4: The New Entrepreneurs
Part of the Series: Inside China Collection
China's "new billionaires" are well-known but what about the small businesses? Many were set up by migrants who have battled against hardship - and many are women. THE PR BUSINESS 24 year old Tian Qiuyu started her business while she…