Aat a small town school in rural Anhui, China, a group of families, teachers and children reveal stories of hardship, joy, and success.
A remarkable year at two very different private schools and a look at the world of India’s rising generation.
- Premiere Date
- July 28, 2009
- 30 minutes
Bill Locke specializes in history projects, as well as the developing world and observational series. Recent productions include: Ape to Man, a special film for the History Channel, telling the story of the discovery of human evolution (recent winner of an Emmy for best documentary script and… the U.S. Academy of Science’s best television program award); African School, a series following life in the Ugandan town of Masindi for the BBC’s Africa Lives season (the series recently won two One World Awards); The Queen’s Cavalry, a behind-the-scenes series about the Household Cavalry for BBC1; The First Emperor, for Discovery and Channel 4 about Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor; and Prince Eddy, The King We Never Had, a program revealing the truth about Queen Victoria’s oldest grandson. For Five he recently made The Secret Life of Queen Elizabeth. Bill also directed Helen of Troy, presented by Bettany Hughes, for Channel 4/PBS.
India is one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse countries in the world, where new technologies form an increasingly vital part of the economy alongside simple farming, religion, and cricket. Indian School follows a remarkable year at two very different private schools and takes a look at the world of India’s rising generation.