Searching for Lin Zhao’s Soul (China, 2004)

Hu Jie’s documentary Searching for Lin Zhao’s Soul is about the persecution of anti-socialist Chinese activist Lin Zhao under Mao Tse Tung’s period of reform called “The Great Leap Forward” (1958-1962). Made during China’s rise […]

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on Jun, 20 · in Reviews

Angels Wear White (China, 2017)

A girl examines a massive, disembodied foot wearing a white shoe. Could it be a huge sandal, since we’re on the boardwalk of a seaside village? No such luck. The foot – literally objectified in […]

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on Oct, 22 · in Reviews

The Apology (Canada, 2016)

During World War II, invading Japanese soldiers would kidnap young women across Asia – in Korea, China, and the Philippines – and enslave them into forced prostitution. The imprisonment and sexual exploitation of these woman […]

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on Oct, 02 · in Reviews

Around India with a Movie Camera (UK, 2018)

In the not too distant past, the average school child in the United Kingdom was taught that the sun never sets on the British Empire. For centuries, such official ideology planted the assumptions of superiority […]

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on Sep, 24 · in Reviews

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