A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Screening - China: Beyond the Clouds
The first of two National Geographic Society films that takes the viewer to the small town of Lijiang to learn about life in China.
Friday, May 11, 1:30 PM
Norma Kershaw Auditorium
The Bowers Museum
2002 N. Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706
An intense journey into the dreams, anxieties and joys of ordinary people living in an extraordinary time. Second film to show on May 25.
Admission: Free with paid admission
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.