China from the Inside
This four-part PBS documentary explores the past, present and future of China from the perspectives of a diverse group of modern-day Chinese citizens, from the powerful to the powerless. Viewers will get a rare insider's view of the country, her institutions and her people at this critical point in the nation's history. The program examines the country's astonishing growth and prodigious obstacles, highlighting the current clash between the country's economic policies and the Communist political agenda, which complicates the lives of many of its citizens. Episodes:
Power and the People Citizens speak frankly about the problems that the country faces and the ways forward.
Women of the Country Explores the past and future for Chinese women.
Shifting Nature Examines the country's environmental challenges.
Freedom Looks at the conflict between personal freedom and governance in China.
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, Global Studies, World Cultures|
|Running Time||240 min.|