Global Voices

Diamond in the Dunes

Season 7 Episode 11 | 53m 11s

China’s Xinjiang Province is a region harshly divided between an indigenous Muslim minority and the ruling Han Chinese. <i>Diamond in the Dunes</i> follows Parhat Ablat, a 20-year-old Uyghur shepherd, as he attends the region’s racially segregated Xinjiang University and forms an integrated baseball team. For Parhat, baseball is more than a game; it’s a vehicle for spiritual transformation.

Aired: 08/11/14

Expired: 09/09/14

Rating: TV-PG

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