China on Film: The New Millennium [6-DVD set] (DVD)

Release Year: 2001
Running Time: 0
UPC: 795975115438
Color Type: Color
$49.99 $29.99 (40% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US
Booking Inquiry

A six-disc set containing six award-winning documentaries and feature films that examine the human side of China’s rapidly changing social, economic and political landscape in the 21st century.

Disc One: China Heavyweight (2012 • 72 min)
Directed by Yung Chang
The award-winning Canadian filmmaker follows a charismatic boxing champion and coach who recruits youngsters from impoverished villages across Sichuan province—to train the next generation of Olympic hopefuls. [Also available to purchase individually].

Disc Two: Last Train Home (2010 • 87 min)
Directed by Lixin Fan
China’s New Year holiday sees the world’s largest human migration, as 130 million migrant workers travel from city to countryside. This acclaimed documentary traces one couple that makes the arduous journey every year. [Also available to purchase individually].

Disc Three: Up the Yangtze (2008 • 93 min)
Directed by Yung Chang
Chang’s riveting debut documentary traces the bizarre Upstairs, Downstairs life of one “farewell cruise” on the Yangtze River, and the landscape’s dramatic transformation wrought by the Three Gorges Dam project. [Also available to purchase individually].

Disc Four: Young & Restless in China (2008 • 106 min)
Directed by Sue Williams
Produced for the prestigious PBS Frontline series, this documentary from the maker of China: A Century of Revolution examines the ambitions and struggles of twenty- and thirty-somethings across the country. [Also available to purchase individually].

Disc Five: The World (2005 • 139 min)
Directed by Jia Zhangke
A surreal Beijing amusement park—an actual tourist spot that feels like a combo platter of Vegas and Epcot—is the backdrop for this riveting dramedy from the master filmmaker behind Platform, Still Life and A Touch of Sin. [No longer available individually].

Disc Six: The Turandot Project (2001 • 84 min)
Directed by Allan Miller
The Oscar-winning documentarian goes behind-the-scenes with filmmaker Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern, Hero) and conductor Zubin Mehta for their historic staging of Puccini’s opera Turandot in Beijing’s Forbidden City.


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 4:49pm
RT' @bobfreelander': New' @JustTheDiscsPod' video! Some' @KinoLorber' June Swoon Sale Suggestions:' https://t.co/J5bWcvYrjP'' https://t.co/VRAVicoiZH'
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 4:29pm
RT' @FallonFox': Against The Current, a doc about trans athlete kayaker Veiga Grétarsdóttir. It’s a great film! Opens June 25th at Quad Cinem…
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 4:20pm
“A wild and impactful portrait... of a punk rock priestess” (Télérama), Beth B’s' @LydiaLunchFilm' opens June 30 at…' https://t.co/cwo8t4hTQ3'
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:43pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming September 21st from Code Red and Kino Lorber! Pufnstuf (1970) • Theatrical Trailer • Optional English Subtitle…
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:43pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': JUNE SWOON Sale (400 Blu-rays)! Starts Now!' https://t.co/r4JNXfVocR' Free USA Shipping: Orders of $50 or More! Sale EN…
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:42pm
RT' @LaurasMiscMovie': Tonight's Movie: Night After Night (1932) - A' @KinoLorber' Blu-ray Review' https://t.co/YqVFzBYldF' One of nine #MaeWest…
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:41pm
RT' @jezgals': The Land of Azaba, available from' @KinoLorber' tells a beautiful story of ecological restoration and sustainable agriculture. #…
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:41pm
RT' @kpagekirby': I was lucky enough to be part of a teamup between' @AWFJ' and' @KinoLorber' celebrating six milestone woman-directed films. I w…
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:41pm
RT' @r_emmet': Great review of the' @KinoLorber' Blu-ray I put together for Jacques Doillon's Ponette - out now!' https://t.co/ELe6Ie7k5V'
'@KinoLorber' on Jun. 23 2021 at 3:41pm
RT' @anthropocene': ICYMI — on a recent episode of' @joerogan's' podcast he said ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch was "one of the most visually st…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com