The Warriors of Qiugang (2010)

Villagers in central China take on a chemical company that is poisoning their land and water. For five years they fight to transform their environment and as they do, they find themselves transformed as well.

Producer: Thomas Lennon | Director: Ruby Yang

“…The Warriors of Qiugang, blends interviews, verité observation and a few animated reconstructions to bring the gravity and density of ground-level social upheaval into unsparing and fascinating focus.”

– A.O. Scott, The New York Times

83rd Academy Award Nominee
Best Documentary Short Subject

Best Short Documentary
2011 Newport Beach Film Festival

Best Documentary Short
2011 International Documentary Association Awards

Language: Chinese
Subtitles: English
Length: 39 mins

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