After an earthquake levels Bichuan, China, a modern replica rises with astounding speed, but while a city can be rebuilt quickly, reconstructing a community’s heart and soul is a long, emotional journey for the survivors.
Filmmaker Qi Zhao discusses the making of the POV documentary Fallen City.
Engineers flood the destroyed city of Beichuan with water from a nearby unstable "quake lake," formed by landslides after the earthquake, that threaten to further devastate the Sichuan area.
In this extra scene from Fallen City, Hong dreams about the aftermath of the earthquake and recalls his father's disappearance.
Li Guihua and her neighbors compare the environment of new Beichuan to their old city.
The new Beichuan nears completion, attracting billions of yuan in investment.
A news report announces the construction of the new Beichuan city and the future it offers residents of the old city.
The ruined city of old Beichuan is turned into a museum open to tourists.
Li Guihua discusses finding meaning and happiness in her life after the earthquake.
Hong reflects on the loneliness he and his mother experienced after his father went missing.
Mr. Peng reminisces about his daughter, who went missing in the Beichuan earthquake.