Preview Screening: Up the Yangtze
A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtze — navigating the mythic waterway known in China simply is “The River.” The Yangtze is about to be transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history.
The Three Gorges Dam — contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle — provides the epic backdrop for Up the Yangtze, a dramatic feature documentary on life inside the 21st century Chinese dream.
Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Yung Chang crafts a moving depiction of peasant life, a powerful narrative of contemporary China, and a disquieting glimpse into a future that awaits us all.
Length: 93 mins
Written and Directed by Yung Chang
Produced by EyeSteelFilm in a co-production with the National Film Board of Canada.
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