Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Interview With Up the Yangtze Director Yung Chang


Scoop TV Interview With Up the Yangtze Director Yung Chang

Reporter Natasha Burling
Produced by Selwyn Manning

Up the Yangtze takes us on the surreal journey of China’s unfaltering drive towards modernity with two teenagers affected in different ways by their nation’s ambition. The Three Gorges River is set to be flooded to create the world’s largest hydroelectric power station, displacing two million people in the process.

Scoop TV interviews Up The Yangtze's director Yung Chang about the making of this film.


Part 1.


Part 2.


Part 3.

Director: Yung Chang

Photography: Wang Shi Qing

Editor: Hannele Halm

Music: Oliver Alary

Starring: Cindy Yu Shu, Jerry Chen Bo Yu

Festivals: Vancouver, Amsterdam Documentary 2007; Sundance 2008

In English and Mandarin with English subtitles

93 minutes

The film’s website www.uptheyangtze.com compliments the film with maps, and historical and geographical information.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

FIRST TARGET ACHIEVED: Help Scoop.co.nz To Fly In 2015

Scoop is NZ's oldest and largest independent online news service. We have described ourselves as fiercely independent for more than a decade and we would like to stay that way... By making Scoop’s connection to the public and contributors more explicit we hope to achieve the level of support and sustainability that will enable Scoop to fly as a community asset. More>>

ALSO:

Greek Riddles: Gordon Campbell On The Recent Smackdown Over Greece

There had been a fortnight of fevered buildup. Yet here we are in the aftermath of the February 28 showdown between the new Syriza government in Greece and the European Union “troika” and… no-one seems entirely sure what happened. Did the asteroid miss Earth? More>>

ALSO:

McBeth On The Cricket World Cup: It's How They Handle Fan Pressure

Brendon McCullum's team has achieved impressive results in the lengthy buildup to the contest and they deserve to be among the favoured teams, but... Their results need to be kept in perspective and fans should get a much better idea of the Black Caps chances when they face England in the capital on Friday. More>>

Keith Rankin: Contribution Through Innovation

The economic contribution of businesses and people is often quite unrelated to their taxable incomes. EHome, as a relatively new company, may have never earned any taxable income. Its successors almost certainly will earn income and pay tax. Yet it was eHome itself who made the biggest contribution by starting the venture in the first place. More>>

ALSO:

A Public Conversation: Reinventing News As A Public Right

Alastair Thompson: Oh how the mighty have fallen. Once journalism was possibly a noble profession, though that is certainly now, to quote our Prime Minister, a 'contestable' notion. It certainly seemed at least a little noble when I joined the ranks of reporters in 1989 . But ... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news