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.
Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- Little Monk 小和尚
USC film student Lulu Hansen participated in the 2008 effort in Los Angeles and also in the 2009 effort in Beijing. Her film focuses on Gong Wensheng, a Beijing fellow who has moved to a monastery to become a monk. His Dharma name is Tongci.
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Other films from the
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.