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by Ruby Yang
A portrait of a new generation raised under China's “One Child Policy.”
by Micha X. Peled
Jasmine left her village in a remote part of China to get a job and help her family. Now she and her teenage friends at the blue jean factory are trying to survive in a brutal work environment.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Lixin Fan and Mila Aung-Thwin
Set against the backdrop of the world’s largest annual human migration, Last Train Home follows the Zhang family who travel home on Chinese New Year to reunite with their teenage daughter.
Global Voices, POV, Global Perspectives Collection
by Marlo Poras and Yu Ying Wu Chou
Two spirited daughters from China's last remaining matrilineal ethnic minority are thrust into the worldwide economic downturn when they lose the only jobs they've ever known.
by NOJA and Sylvie Blum
A Chinese-born filmmaker reflects on the personal ramifications of the political ideals of communism and socialism from his memories of a childhood in the border town of Dandong to his experiences in North Korea.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Lisa Sleeth and Jim Butterworth
Thousands of North Korean refugees risk their lives trying to escape their homeland and China, aided by activists via an underground railroad.
Independent Lens, Global Voices