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Global Exchange Program 2016: From LA to the BEI

A short documentary produced in collaboration between one student from USC and one from the Communication University of China. 


Directed by Kelley “Kali” Chatman & Coco Wu

A young Los Angeles father struggles with providing his 10-year-old son with the stability he never had all while raising him in the city of Beijing, China.


This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.

Other films from the program:
Directed by Ariel Sobel & Tao Mengdi
Directed by Cloud Liu and Even Wu
Directed by Mischa Cantu and Ivy Lee




March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.