How will the Biden administration work with, or against, China? We look at the views of his Cabinet nominees to get an idea.
Documenting the Global City 2014: To the Quarry and Back 芸芸狗生
Film by Lu Xi 卢西 and Eddie Mattola
Dog ownership has become commonplace in Beijing, but not all dogs have someone to care for them. We meet Shen Jianhua who, with her daughter, has been rescuing strays for ten years.
It was produced as part of a unique collaboration between USC’s School for Cinematic Arts and the Communication University of China’s School of Theater, Film and Television. The program began in 2006 and alternates between Los Angeles and Beijing. Students pair up with a partner from the other school and have just a few weeks to produce their short documentaries. Click here for more information and to see the complete list of films produced in summer 2014.
This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.
Joshua Goldstein talks about his new book looking at the history of the recycling industry in China.
Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.