Programme 2019

One Child Nation

Director: Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang

documentary

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: China, USA | Year: 2019

Language(s): Mandarin, English | Time: 85 mins

Synopsis

First-time mother and filmmaker Nanfu Wang, uncovers the untold history of China's One-Child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment.

Director's Bio

Nanfu Wang is an Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, known for her feature debut Hooligan Sparrow (2016). It was shortlisted for the 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, won her a Film
Independent Spirit Award, an IDA Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award, and the George Polk Award.