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Last Train Home director Lixin Fan joins other filmmakers, film curators and writers in recommending their favorite documentaries about China. Read what they have to say about the films and filmmakers.
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case Trailer
How the government's attempts to silence Ai Weiwei have turned him into China's most powerful artist and an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights around the globe.
In this lesson, students will consider Arendt's concept of "the banality of evil" in the case of the mass killings in Indonesia in 1965-66.
In this lesson, students will practice writing, listening, discussion and research skills as they compare and contrast global economic models of oil exchange and examine the impacts of these models on local communities.
In this lesson, students will interpret the text of the declaration for themselves, and they'll do so having looked at the story from the perspective of a real family whose members were displaced.
In this lesson, students explore how tragedies, such as the 2008 earthquake that devastated China's mountain city of Beichuan, are or can be memorialized in a sensitive, inclusive and meaningful manner through museums, landmarks and other types of memorials.
The Whistle Short Films
The Whistle follows Marcin, a soccer referee in small-town Poland who faces angry players, managers and fans as he yearns for a better job and a better life.