[Marxism] One Child Nation | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Aug 7 15:11:14 MDT 2019


Nanfu Wang, the Chinese émigré who made “Hooligan Sparrow” and “I Am 
Another You”—two outstanding documentaries, has a new film that opens on 
Friday at the IFC Center in New York. Titled “One Child Nation”, it 
examines the draconian law that put a ceiling on births in China from 
1979–2015. She was born in this period but her parents also were allowed 
to have a second child, her younger brother, because they were rural 
villagers. Now that she has become a mother of a young son herself, she 
was inspired to visit China and interview her parents, their neighbors, 
and urban dwellers to see how the policy impacted them.

full: https://louisproyect.org/2019/08/07/one-child-nation/



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