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China on Four Wheels. Part 2 / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd., production company.
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group, film distributor.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd, [2012]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Copyright Notice ©2012
Description1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 26 sec.)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series China on Four Wheels
China on four wheels. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents China Road Trip (1:51) -- Aizhai Highway (3:36) -- Century of Humiliation (2:51) -- Chinese Wine Production (2:48) -- Miao People (3:08) -- Miao Cultural Loss (1:41) -- Nanjing Suicides (3:19) -- Attempted Suicide Survivor (3:05) -- Bent Exhaust Pipe (2:23) -- Hangzhou (1:56) -- Chinese Wedding Rituals (3:12) -- Changsha (2:31) -- China's Iconic Leader (2:45) -- Middle Class Values (2:19) -- Chinese Education (4:12) -- One Child Policy (2:09) -- Shanghai Traffic (4:04) -- Consumerism Boom (3:35) -- Credits: China on Four Wheels: Part 2 (0:40)
Abstract With more than a million new cars hitting Chinese roads per month, the potential impact on global oil consumption and greenhouse gases is phenomenal. To accommodate this surge in car ownership, China is investing in massive infrastructure projects. In this film, Anita travels through the industrialized cities of Quingdao, Hangzhou and Nanjing, where the new middle class enjoys fine wines and luxury weddings while a lack of healthcare or social benefits drives migrant workers to suicide. Justin meets the Miao People, an ethnic minority struggling to retain their culture, and discovers a giant Mao bust in Changsha symbolizing the tension between communist and capitalist ideologies. Meeting in Shanghai, Anita and Justin reflect on the stark contrasts between China's richest and poorest. Can the country's economic growth be sustained? And what impact will that have on the lives of the Chinese people-and on the rest of the world?
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 01, 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, November 04, 2015).
Issued in other formdigital transfer of (manifestation): BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2012.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number95060s Films Media Group
Publisher number95062 Films Media Group

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