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A World Without Thieves

  A huge hit in China, this fast-paced drama follows a con man (Andy Lau) and his equally cunning girlfriend (Rene Liu), who head through western China after swiping a Read More

Three Monks

  Three Monks is a Chinese animated short film produced by the Shanghai Animation Film Studio (SAFS).  A young monk lives a simple life on a hilltop Buddhist temple. He Read More

TV Drama from China

  In China, TV drama is a very new media, but it has already proved to be extremely popular among the country’s audiences. The three most common formats are the Read More

China Kaleidoscope Video Series

  A video magazine of issues in contemporary Chinese society and culture. China Kaleidoscope consists of reports from some of China’s best news and information programs. Collected, edited, and translated Read More

Scenery of China – Parts 1 & 2

  China has a vast territory with hundreds of picturesque mountains and rivers. The Qinghai Tibet Plateau: for example, is known as ”The roof of the world.”  Many other places Read More

Amazing Marriage Customs

  Records special features in marriage customs of various Chinese nationalities.  Witness wedding ceremonies from around the globe in this fascinating documentary.

The Rape of Nanking

  About a young Chinese-American author’s journey into the darkest reaches of humanity as she researched and wrote her best selling book “The Rape of Nanking.”  Iris Chang’s harrowing experience Read More

Why We Fight: WW II – The Battle of China & War Comes to America

  Two acclaimed documentaries that were made during World War II, using actual newsreel footage, by three OSCAR winners: Producer-director Frank Capra of the U.S. Signal Corps. composer Dimitri Tiomkin Read More

Modern Marvels – The Great Wall of China

  Winding roughly 6,700 kilometers through undulating mountains, grasslands, and desert, its vastness seems beyond the realm of human possibility. A wonder of the ancient world, the Great Wall of Read More

Forbidden City: The Great Within

  Narrated by Rod Steiger, this timeless program explores the history of imperial China through its symbolic heart: Beijing, the “Forbidden City.”  The program gives a visually stunning tour of Read More