Blossom with Tears
Director: Huaqing Jin
Country: China
Year of production: 2012
Duration: 38 min
Subject:
  • Labor Law
  • Educational rights
  • Children's rights
  • Human rights
Audience:
  • Activists / NGOs
  • Students
  • Pupils
  • Teachers

This is a story is about competition and survival: a group of blossom-like children struggle to pave the way for their future lives. The film tells the story of two children (Yuan and Xiang) who are studying acrobatics, and their family. Their thin shoulders bear the hope of both families. While undergoing hardships physically and psychologically as they grow up, they learn to find happiness in life in their own ways. The documentary expresses the director's concern about the life of ordinary people in China.

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Huaqing Jin

Huaqing Jin was born in 1980 in Zhejiang, China. He works at Zhejiang Satellite TV as a director. As a documentary maker, he is concerned about the themes of the environment, workers, and youth issues. His films have been screened at many international film festivals, received 22 awards at international film festivals, and have been nominated nearly 100 times.

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