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A brave and wrenching new documentary from China
This guerrilla-cinema essay is more than just a look at China's judicial morass; it's a dispatch from the front lines of a dictatorship.
A concert of stifled voices that, together, are a brave and angry cry for democratic representation and the rule of law.
Sad and sobering account of human-rights violations in modern-day China.
epic and ambitious
A film that shows how China's poor go through a Kafkaesque nightmare in a largely futile effort to get justice through Beijing's petition offices. Nominally ombudsmen, these offices largely serve to prevent justice from taking place.
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