China's Century of Humiliation

Show More

Related videos

The Revolutionary - An American in Mao’s Cultural Revolution
Sidney Rittenberg arrived in China as a GI Chinese language expert at the end of World War II. Discharged there, he joined the Chinese Communist Party, and was an active participant in the Chinese communist revolution and its aftermath. An intimate of the Party's leadership, including Mao Zedong and Zhou…
Flowers and the Wide Sea
Flowers and the Wide Sea is the story of one of Australia's oldest immigrant communities - the Chinese. Chinese Australians tell of their ancestors and of themselves. Archival film and photographs rarely seen before show life as it is and was in China, Hong Kong and Australia over a period…
Fengming - A Chinese Memoir
Winter in China. A town in the snow. Night is falling. Wrapped in her red coat, an elderly woman walks through a housing complex to her modest apartment. Inside, Fengming settles into her armchair and remembers. She begins to recount the gripping and almost unbelievably heartrending story of her troubled…
Planet Finance
Part of the Series: The Ascent of Money
By the beginning of the 21st century, the systems of credit, insurance, bond trading and stock markets had transcended all national boundaries to create a truly global economic system, opening the door to unprecedented growth, but also worldwide instability in the event of one nation's downturn. In an effort to…
Corporations
Part of the Series: Advocates of Change
Google - Google has been at the forefront of information search engines since it's inception in 1998. The company has grown to more than ten thousand employees worldwide, and has expanded to include email, weather and news reports, maps, and much more Walmart - The first Walmart store opened in…
Guangzhou Dream Factory - The African Community in Guangzhou, China
Immigration, globalization, Chinese factories and African dreams...This documentary weaves stories of Africans chasing alluring, yet elusive, "Made in China" dreams into a compelling critique of 21st century global capitalism. Guangzhou, a.k.a. Canton, is southern China's centuries-old trading port. Today it's a booming metropolis - the Mecca of mass consumption -…
260–110 B.C. China—Struggles for Unification
The wars of the 3rd and 2nd centuries B.C. were crucial in forging the later history of China. Study the military technology of the ancient Chinese and the conflicts through which the first Qin and Han emperors welded together a group of antagonistic kingdoms, creating a united China.
Finding Kukan - Uncovering the Story of An Asian-American Female Producer from the 1940's
KUKAN, a landmark color film that revealed the atrocities of World War II China to audiences around the world, was the first ever American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award in 1942 and was considered lost for decades. When filmmaker Robin Lung discovers a badly damaged film print of…
Children of the Camps
Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066. It led to the mass evacuation and incarceration of over 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry... more than half were children. The impact of the World War II internment on Japanese Americans still lingers in…
Blood and Iron: The Story of the German War Machine Episode 1-3
A three part mini-series showing the development of German industrial might throughout the 20th century and how Germany became a central foe of Western powers in the world wars that dominated the first half of 20th century life. In Episode 1 THE GREAT WAR COMES takes the viewer back to…
The Genius of Marie Curie
BBC
Over 80 years after her death, Marie Curie remains by far the best known female scientist. In her lifetime, she became that rare thing: a celebrity scientist, attracting the attention of the news cameras and tabloid gossip. They were fascinated because she was the first woman to win the Nobel…
Hong Kong, Singapore - Fragrant Harbour/Lion City
Part of the Series: Asian Insight
Beginning in Macau, this film records the historical events that brought Western powers--Dutch, American and English--to Asia. The realities of life in Hong Kong and Kowloon during the 1970s, the bustling urban areas and the New Territories on the border of China are examined. Singapore on the other hand, is…