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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.
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.
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Other films from the
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?