When a nine-year-old girl breaks a powerlifting world record, she turns into an international phenomenon and Supergirl is born.
One of China's most treasured commodities is acrobats. Students must endure rigorous physical training as they prepare for a national competition.
- Global Voices
- Premiere Date
- March 18, 2008
- 60 minutes
- Funding Initiative
Jing Guo was born in 1976 in Shanghai, China. She graduated from the journalism department of Fudan University and has worked as a director and editor ever since.
Dingding Ke was born in 1965 in Shanghai, China. He graduated from the Institute of Chengdu Radio Engineering and has been working as a photographer and director since 1995.
Take a rare look into one of China's most treasured commodities — acrobats. Following students as they prepare for a national competition, Circus School reveals the rigorous physical training they must endure. Through exhaustion, injury, and broken bones, the students will let nothing stop their seamless and precise performances in order to be the best.