(Director: Hui-Jing Xu 許慧晶)
China | 2013 | 68 min | Chinese w/ English Subtitles
Join us for the Canadian premiere of "Mothers"!
Part of the DocuAsia Forum, which uses independent documentary film as a medium for opening up conversations about contemporary Asia and its relationship to the rest of the world, "Mothers" is the first of a series of three film screenings in the Lower Mainland.
In rural China, the job of enforcing the Communist Party’s one-child policy falls on government bureaucrats tasked with imposing fines, birth control, and forced sterilizations. Xu Huijing documents this process in his native village of Ma.