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Documenting the Global City Project, Beijing 2009 -- Turn of the Harvest 凑活
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 Tani Ikeda combined with Communication University of China student Channa Wulan for this look at a family in rural Beijing. The family raises wheat on its assigned land and has other income as well, but they have their problems.
This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.
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?