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A Love Relation
A young couple met each other when they were at their lowest point in life. The husband used to be a monk and the wife used to be an actress. They were too disappointed at the world, but luckily they became each other's savior. They fell in love quickly and had a baby. Life seemed to have a purpose and move forward. After their second child was born, they start to feel the burden of the real world. Their marriage starts to collapse.
Being in the World
It's about a journey of a girl exploring the real world by talking to strangers, and asking them their old dreams and the reasons for their choses of lifestyle. Meanwhile, she has her dream of showing all the ordinary people's life stories to the public to inspire more people to pursue their dreams. She interviewed strangers on the so-called Doom's Day (2012.12.21), and travelled across China by train in 2 months. The variety of lifestyles and the problems that those interviewees were encountering touched her heart. She then realised that every individual being who he really is can make this world a better place.
A superstitious grandma, the leader of a big family, believes that following the old traditional rituals could bring prosperity to the family. As she gets older, her granddaughter, the director, starts to film her and tries to figure out her deeper belief and the family's past sufferings under the big social changes in China.
After the American Burning Man Festival experience, Aaron got an idea. He wanted to take his installation to participate in the Chinese version of the festival. Aaron hoped to build a "utopia" for himself and his friends over there. With this expectation, he started a journey to "his utopia"...
Life in Hegang
A short documentary about one of the cheapest cities in northern China--Hegang. A report about a flat for only 50,000 RMB (US $7,800) got a sensational impact on Chinese social media. So we went to Hegang and talked to the young people who moved there from big cities. Are they "losers" who failed in big cities? Or does Hegang give them a different picture of life? Check this out.
Living In China
Living in China is a series about people moving to a different place for a new life. They move for a various reasons, for a cheaper living expenses, a healthier life style, better education opportunities for kids, or a retirement life with better scenary, ...etc. This 8-episode documentary series give you a chance to see the real life in China.
A cynical and depressed young man who regards meeting the director as God's plan to help him out of the darkness introspects his failure in life and rethinks his relationships with his family, the Chinese government, and God.
Someone I Met
Meeting uncle Hu is a coincidence. I was working on a feature-length documentary and the protagonist's working place shares the same open area with uncle Hu's factory. While I was waiting for my protagonist, uncle Hu caught my eye. I revisited him a few days later and after seeing him lit up by the bright heater, I really wanted to know his story. So I brought my cameraman with me and hence the video.
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