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Mothers

Mothers

Directors: Xu Huijing
China
Mandarin with English Subtitles
68 min
Docufest

Synopsis:
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, following the tenacious efforts of the local birth control chief during an increased sterilization quota period, revealing the absurd and tragic local consequences of high-level government policy.

Links: Website Trailer

Producer: Ben Tsiang, Hao Zhiqiang

Film Format: HDCam

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Xu Huijing

Biography

Born in Shanxi, XU Hui-jing currently resides in Guangzhou. He graduated in 2009 with a degree from Guangzhou Art Institute and has been working in independent image production ever since. Prior to 15, XU lived in a rural village. After that he worked as an interior and graphic designer. XU started making documentaries in college and has also worked for the Southern Weekly Press. Filmography 2011 God’s Spokesperson 2011 Wedding Host 2010 River Flow River Bank 2005 Flyover

Producer: Ben Tsiang, Hao Zhiqiang

Editor: LIAO Qing-song, XU Hui-jing

Production Companies: CNEX Foundation Limited, EVO Productions

Sponsors
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation