Speaker: Maria Ritzema, COD Professor – History

After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China’s one-child policy that was in effect from 1979 to 2015 and the devastating impacts upon generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment. Director Nanfu Wang confronts China’s history as well as her own.

Director: Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang
China | Documentary, 2019
1 hour, 23 min. | English

Awards: 2019 Sundance Film Festival – Grand Jury Prize