A still from Egg and Stone (2012), a Chinese independent film by Huang Ji that focuses on girls forced to fend for themselves in the villages of Hunan provinces when their parents leave in search of work.
A still from Egg and Stone (2012), a Chinese independent film by Huang Ji that focuses on girls forced to fend for themselves in the villages of Hunan provinces when their parents leave in search of work.

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How China’s indie filmmakers struggle to bring the stories – and languages – of rural China to the big screen

  • China’s Millennial Digital Generation looks beyond blockbusters like The Battle at Lake Changjin to focus on independent filmmakers and the barriers they face
  • The book is a fascinating portrait of an evolving market, and gives these filmmakers a level of exposure that has eluded many of them at home

A still from Egg and Stone (2012), a Chinese independent film by Huang Ji that focuses on girls forced to fend for themselves in the villages of Hunan provinces when their parents leave in search of work.
A still from Egg and Stone (2012), a Chinese independent film by Huang Ji that focuses on girls forced to fend for themselves in the villages of Hunan provinces when their parents leave in search of work.
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