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Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- "Children of the Sun" 太阳的孩

Collaboration between the USC School of Cinematic Arts and Communication University of China yields films exploring contemporary life in Beijing and the surrounding countryside.

December 19, 2009
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USC film student Justin Feldman combined with Communication University of China student Xiao Beidi to produce this film. It focuses on a village and school set up to provide for the children of incarcerated parents. The film follows one boy who misses his mother.

 

This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.

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Other films from the program:

"Director" by Liu Guanguang and Zhao Tingting

“Invisible Wall” by Adan Avalos and Han Xie

“Jiang Hu Session” by Thenmozhi Soundararajan and Jane U

“Little Monk” by Lulu Hansen

"Shadow House” by Laura Yilmaz and Yang Yijing

“Turn of the Harvest” by Tani Ikeda and Channa Wulan

“Big Red Heart” by Nahil Sharkasi and Cao Jingping

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