Fallen City

PBS Premiere: July 28, 2014Check the broadcast schedule »

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To enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The Fallen City website -- http://www.pbs.org/pov/fallencity/ -- offers a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with filmmaker; a list of related websites, articles and books, a downloadable discussion guide, and special features.


Sichuan Earthquake

The New York Times: Sichuan Earthquake The newspaper's website provides an update about the earthquake and its aftermath, as well as links to related articles.

UNICEF: Sichuan Earthquake One Year ReportThis May 2009 comprehensive accounting of UNICEF's relief work in the area also provides a summary of damage and recovery.


BBC: China Profile The BBC's profile of China provides general information about the country. See also the blog at www.bbc.com/news/blogs/china_blog/

CCTV The English website of China Central Television, the national television station of the People's Republic of China, provides news both inside and outside China. The channel is also carried on many U.S. cable services.

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2014: ChinaThe organization's annual assessment of the status of human rights around the world includes a chapter on China.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China The English version of this government site includes current news and general background information on China, as well as a link to gov.cn, the Chinese government's official web portal.

Grief and Grieving

American Psychological Association: Recovering Emotionally From Disaster On this page, the American Psychological Association provides tips for recovering from natural and other disasters.

Heal Grief This group's website hosts an online community where people who are grieving can find support and resources, including explanations of funeral traditions in various religions.

Psych Central: The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief This article summarizes the five stages of grief formulated by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.