Synopsis：Atsix in the morning, the young mother Chao Yan and 4-year-old Chen Chen were readingthe Analects. She felt that learning the wisdom of Confucius with her sonbrought their hearts closer. Chao Yan looks forward to driving her family tolearn Confucian culture to make the family more beautiful, but she did notexpect her efforts to push the family to the edge of marriage breakdown ...What kind of life growth will Chao Yan's confusion bring to her? What kind ofrevelation will the ancient wisdom of "harmony and differenc...
Name：The Disappearance of My Mother
Synopsis：Benedettawants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse toWarhol, Dali & Penn and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, shefought for the rights and emancipation of women. A fight against themanipulating world of images and against her son’s camera who filmed her sincehe was a child, despite her resistance.
Synopsis：Ina city where the government operates only 45 emergency ambulances for apopulation of over nine million, the Ochoa family acts as a crucial - butunregistered - underground lifeline. But the job is riddled with police bribesand cutthroat competition. And even though the Ochoa family has a reputationfor being trustworthy, they must reckon with the sudden escalation in bribesthat could force them to wade into the ethically questionable practice ofmaking money off of patients in dire straits.
Name：Kabul, City in the Wind
Synopsis：Acity is an orchestration of its inhabitants. The film portraits Kabul throughthe meaningful daily details of two kids and a bus driver.
Name：Of Animals And Men
Synopsis：EveryZoo aims to protect animal species from extinction. During the Second WorldWar,the Warsaw Zoo carried out its function in a rebellious manner. Once thewar began, theNazis killed some animals and transferred the others to the ThirdReich. The abandonedenclosures were taken over by the species most endangeredby warfare: the man. TheJews escaping the inevitable death and the Home Armysoldiers found shelter in the emptystables, kennels, and aviaries as well as inthe house of Jan Żabiński, the then Director.The Zoo ...
Name：Where We Belong
Synopsis：Parentssplit up, a family falls apart. Two separate worlds emerge from what once wasconsidered a unity. In constant transition, children now travel back and forthbetween two separate homes. This film approaches their reality and focuses onhow fragile, but also how brave, smart and funny children can be in suchcircumstances. Six of them invite us into their worlds apart.
Director：Michael Gunton（Executive Producer）
Synopsis：Enter a world of dynastic power struggles andfamily treachery that’s more dramatic than any work of fiction. Filmed overfour years in glorious locations around the globe, this intimate landmarkseries pulls viewers into the lives of some of the world’s most iconic animals.As their stories unfold, you witness their incredible determination to protecttheir family line in the face of challenges to their leadership or from theoften harsh environment around them. This stunningly shot series explores thecomplex relationsh...
Name：Our Time Machine
Director：Yang Sun / S.Leo Chiang
Synopsis：Wheninfluential Chinese artist Ma Liang (a.k.a. Maleonn) realizes that his fatherMa Ke, an accomplished Peking Opera director, is suffering from Alzheimer'sdisease, he invites his father to collaborate on his most ambitious project todate - a haunting, magical, autobiographical stage performance featuringlife-size mechanical puppets called Papa'sTime Machine. Through the creation of this play, the two men confront theirmortality before time runs out and memories are lost forever.
Name：New China in Color
Synopsis：Followingthe eve of the founding ceremony of the PRC, in September 1949, the SovietUnion have sent a photography team to China to help with the filming of acolorised documentary. This film selected five most distinctive cities from thebatch of coloured materials in which they filmed, while going back to theplaces and interviewing those people who experienced it first hand. Through aunique perspective, the tender stories and the rich details to praise newChina, to celebrate a new era, and to present the majestic and...
Name：Power of Wetlands
Synopsis：The film Power of Wetlands took three yearsto record the status of wetland ecology in the respiratory throat of the PearlRiver and the Pacific Ocean, providing precious images of biological chainsbetween more than 20 species, such as the world's rare migratory bird,Black-faced Spoonbill. The Power ofWetlands is the first natural documentary film in Guangzhou and themilestone of natural documentary film in South China.This film is a cooperatedproduct of Guangzhou Broadcast Network and Guangzhou's Nansha district.
Name：Flying to the Moon
Synopsis：Flyingto the Moon is an epic science documentary created by ChinaMedia Group with 4K Ultra-HD technology focusing on the groundbreakingachievements of scientific innovation of Chang 'e-4 lunar probe landing on thefar side of the moon. These 30-minute x 5 episodes comprehensively review thehistory of human exploration of the moon; Vivid display of the space dream andheroic verve of Chinese nation, like the poem said " clasping the moon inthe Ninth Heaven"; Record of the historic moment of the first soft landingon th...
Synopsis：24 H focuses on five citiesin Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Xiamen. With 24 hours a day as the observation axis, the most representativetypical scenes are used as recording city space, through different time nodeslooking for the temperament and personality of each city, finds the beauty ofthe city that is neglected behind every day trivia..
Name：Where Is My Flight Home
Synopsis：Adrama director showing himself with music; A young couple preparing for theirwedding; Young migrant workers in pursuit of love;A little girl of the sixthgrade; The life for four groups of people living in Jinzhan Town in thenortheast of Beijing; They embrace every new day with their positive attitudetowards life and play a beautiful quartet about life.
Synopsis：2,000 miles of remote African savanna, thisancient land's governed by competing clans of ruthlessly proficient predators.Their survival depends on herds of powerful prey. Each day's a life and deathstruggle. This season who will survive?
Name：The Third Coal Mine
Synopsis：YangquanCity, located in the Shanxi Province, is the largest anthracite base in China. TheThird Coal Mine of Yangquan Coal Industry Co.Ltd used to be the largest coalmine in Asia. 100,000 miners produced 248 million tons of coal in 68 years. Thefilm is Chinese coal industry’s microcosm, and it’s the story of the modernminers who are not afraid of hard work and their ordinary lives. The coalresources in the third coal mine will be depleted in 2017, It will close in2019. More than 6000 miners will face the transfer t...
Name：Seeds of Deceit
Synopsis：Seedof Deceit tellsthe story of fertility doctor Jan Karbaat, who secretly used his own seedinstead of donors’. An intimate film about two mothers and their children, whomust face this new reality and try again to live with each other.
Synopsis：Thefilm presents the Grandpa, 91 years old paraglider, who has no intention of givingup and who is fulfilling one dream after another.
Director：Bettina Perut / Iván Osnovikoff
Synopsis：Cholaand Football are a couple of street dogs that live in the Los Reyes skatepark.A microcosm is organized around them, composed of things, animals and youngadolescents in conflict with an adult world that they reject but are expectedto enter.
Name：The First Day
Synopsis：TheFirst Day is a documentary produced to commemorate the70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The filmconsists of five 50-minute episodes. The film focuses on the founding ceremonyof PRC on Oct 1, 1949, and the Tian’anmen Square in terms of time and spacerespectively. By collecting private diaries, letters, memos, historicaldocuments, cultural relics, oral history and other first-hand information, thefilm combines and integrates the individual memories scattered around October1st, 194...
Name：Legend of Fruit 2
Synopsis：In the first season of Legend of Fruit 2, theoriginal team created the same delicious and juicy picture, the same delicateand vivid text, the same pregnant narrative, once again opened the gorgeous Sexy Fruit Encyclopedia, opened a freshand interesting visual and taste bud blockbuster. Fruit gives people not onlythe taste between the lips and teeth, but also the memory that lingers in theheart.
Synopsis：Aday with my mother she told me that she lost her autonomy, her lucidity, hermemories, communication and the ability to love. Her will was not to live like this.Spanish politicians force her to endure an end of live without integrity ordignity. She made me promise.
Director：John Downer (Executive Producer)
Synopsis： This series follows the interconnected stories of a cast oficonic savannah animals over one year. With unique access to a pristine andunspoilt corner of the Serengeti deep in the heart of Africa, it captures thedrama of the animals’ daily lives and the emotional moments they face. Join thelonely lioness, exiled from the pride, the passionate baboon desperately tryingto win back his lost love and the cheeky, fun-loving mongoose family on thelookout for a free lunch. Using groundbreaking filming techniques and ano...
Director：Shannon Service / Jeffrey Waldron
Synopsis：GhostFleet follows a small group of activists who risk their lives on remoteIndonesian islands to find justice and freedom for the enslaved fishermen whofeed the world’s insatiable appetite for seafood. Bangkok-based PatimaTungpuchayakul, a Thai abolitionist, has committed her life to helping these“lost” men return home. Facing illness, death threats, corruption, andcomplacency, Patima’s fearless determination for justice inspires her nationand the world.
Director：Mariam El Marakeshy
Synopsis：Transitis a groundbreaking documentary bringing powerful intimate stories of youngrefugees who risked their lives crossing the Aeagean sea to Europe, only to gettrapped on the Greek island of Lesvos, with no future and closed borders. Itwas supposed only to be their "transit" stop but it is where theyended.
Synopsis： Icedancers Olesia Karmi and Max Lindholm have committed their whole lives tofigure skating, but after several demanding seasons their career ends inOlesia’s injury. Suddenly they're left with nothing. Max finds a new path forhis life quickly, but Olesia struggles to cope without ambitions and goals. Howdoes it feel knowing that your biggest dreams will never come true? If you’renot an athlete anymore, who are you? Do you ever dare to dream again?
Name：Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela
Director：Frederick Bernas / Rayan Hindi
Country：UK / Brazil
Synopsis：Agroup of young ballerinas from one of the most violent favelas in Rio deJaneiro use dance to strive for a brighter future.
Director：Paolo Barberi / Riccardo Russo
Synopsis：Between1964 and 1973 the US Air Force dropped more than two millions tons ofexplosives on the country. Most of the 500,000 bombing missions concentrated onthe infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail which ran through Laos. Fifty years later, thosetons of unexploded ordnance represent both a danger and a resource. Theseremnants of war have caused more than 20,000 victims, but resourceful Laotianshave also transformed ordnance into countless products. Tourists fascinated bythe ordnance displays are drawn to the mythology of the H...
Synopsis：Q’sBarbershop is located in the heart of Vollsmose, the largest social housingproject in Denmark, and is a popular hangout spot for the young Somalis of thearea. The owner, Qasim, is from Somalia himself, and he makes sure that youngpeople in Vollsmose have got style. At Q’s Barbershop, you can get an Usher, aFlat Top, a House Party or a Will Smith with low fade. But you can also getadvice about the big issues in life such as love, relationships or education,and Qasim is also happy to help you practise for your Dan...
Country：Thailand / America
Synopsis：AThai-Buddhist couple struggles to find closure after cryopreserving theirtwo-year-old daughter - all while their whiz kid teenage son goes on a journeyto discover if science will ever revive her.
Name：Roll Red Roll
Synopsis：Ata party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a heinous crime took place: theassault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team.It was the disturbing social media evidence uncovered that provoked powerfulquestions about the collusion of teen bystanders, teachers, parents, andcoaches to protect the assailants. By reconstructing the night of the crime,Roll Red Roll uncovers the engrained rape culture at the heart of the incident,acting as a cautionary tale about what can happen when teenage s...
Name：Talking About Trees
Synopsis：Sulemanand three other members of the Sudan film club decided to revive an old cinema.They are united not only by a love of film and a strong desire to restore theold film stock and refocus on Sudan's film history, but also because they were educatedin exile. Tirelessly, they tried to get theater owners on their side to get theplace up and running again, but they repeatedly found themselves facingconsiderable resistance. It is in these moments of simplicity that the audienceperceives friendship and the bonds and id...
Name：The Yangtze River
Director：Liu Liting / Dong Jiexin / Dong Lingli / Chen Lin / Liu Wei / Zhang Yanfen / Wang Xiangtao / Shi Jianian / Chen Zhao
Synopsis：TheYangtze RiverisChina's first 4K documentary which focuses on the Yangtze River. Thedocumentary gives a great account of the social changes and green transformationalong the Yangtze River in an international narrative way. It writes thespiritual totem of those who living along the Yangtze River, it represents thevitality of the new era of the Chinese nation; it is the fighting epic for thepeople of the Yangtze River.
Synopsis： Educationis a focus of all strata of the world. As an international journalist andmother of two, Zhou Yijun feels the same stress. She visits Finland, Japan,India, Israel and the UK to observe diverse philosophies of education. How doesFinland free of rivalry tell children on success and failure? How does Indiabridge the gulf between rich and poor children with online education? How doesgroup-oriented Japan teach children about the individual-team balance? Thisfilm explores various educational modes through the ...
Name：The Eve of Tomorrow
Director：Andrey Zhu / Joshua Veselka
Country：China / UK
Synopsis： The Eve of Tomorrow is Tencent News’ latest innovation. From the perspective ofworld vision and fate of human beings, it discussed the problems that theentire human race will face in science and technology, society and humanity inthe future, these topics is very rare to be discussed in China, or otherregions among the world. The whole seriesconsists of 4 episodes, focusing on 4 different themes: robot companionship,human immortality, border issues and the right to choose death. The topics areseemingly novel b...
Name：Once Upon a Bite
Synopsis：Documentary series Once Upon a Bitewill leadyou through a mouthwatering trip in China and around the world. The programexplores unique Chinese food from a global perspective, and probes into theevolution of Chinese cuisine over a historical backdrop. Chinese people areworld-famous food lovers, and food reflects characters and lifestyles of thepeople. With this exclusive map of Chinese food, you will hold the key tounderstanding China.
Name：Giving Cycle II
Synopsis： Giving Cycles II makes a further exploration of the relationship between diet andthe stories of local characters on the basis of Giving Cycles I with the intention to break the conventionalpractice of dividing cuisine by province and region (Sichuan Cuisine, ShandongCuisine, Hunan Cuisine, Guangdong Cuisine, etc.), and return to the originallinkage between cuisine and environment. Therefore, Forest-Forest Cuisine,Grassland -Grassland Cuisine, Field-Field Cuisine, Sea-Sea Cuisine and Lake andRiver - River Cuisine...
Name：The First Bite
Director：Li Lin/ Huang Wenting/ Zheng Xiaolei/ Dong Ying/ Luo Donghai/ Qiu Ruihong/ Zhang Jianhui/ Wang Xiaojuan/ Yuan Tinging/ Liu Jun/ Wu Huatong/ Yuan Hanlun
Synopsis： The First Bite, awell-known and widely spread Cantonese slang, means the first taste of soupwhich is the freshest and tastiest. People who want to drink the soup must bediligent and get up early.In 1978, Guangzhou took the lead nationwide whenChina’s reform and opening-up began, tasting thefirst soup boldly with actions and managed to be the reform test field andpioneer.It is a documentary with kindness and sentiment which focuses on theleaders, participants and witnesses over the past 40 years of reform andopen...
Name：200 Years of Surgery
Director：Chen Zijun / Ke Min / Shi Lan / Shen Hua / Chen Dong / Liu Wen
Synopsis： The eight-episode television documentary 200 Years of Surgery, isthe first documentary in China which sheds light on humankind’s resistanceagainst diseases from the perspective of surgeons. It is striven to convey thehistorical development of science on humanitarian grounds. It has eightepisodes with 50 minutes of each part which mainly concerns the followingsubjects, that is, the development of anatomy, anesthesia ，sterilization and hemostasis, the opening ofabdomen, head and heart, transplant, cancer and the f...
Name：Salt for Life
Synopsis：Salt was once the mostdesirable commodity of human being, as precious as money. Even if we turn backa page of the whole human civilization, we will find that salt has played anextremely important roleon human social life in addition to seasoning. Salt hascreated a colorful history of human lifein all corners of the world. For mostof the time when human beings have been there,they have been searching for saltenthusiastically,trading salt and competing for salt.Our planet is a planet ofsalt. From the vivid symbol of ...
Name：From Chung Kuo to China
Synopsis：In the 1970s, four great documentary directorsfrom four different countries such as Italy, France, the United States, andJapan，came to China and used theirlens to observe and record very aspect of China.Today, four internationalfriends from the same four countries came to China again, found those ordinaryfigures in the movies, they observed, they recorded, they trace out how Chinachanged in the past 40 years and showed this procedure to us.The switch betweennew and old pictures naturally reveals the power of the ti...
Synopsis： Within the israeli-palestinianterritories, about a million palestinians have been prisoned in Israeli jails,some with life sentences while others with 20 or more years. InPalestine, "sperm smuggling" is becoming an option to givebirth.Prisoners smuggle their sperm from the prison to their wives in a specialway, enabling their wives give birth through artificial insemination.This is aland that has been under the shadow of war for a long period of time.Here, anapproach as such is considered like a war without weap...
Name：Daughter of Shanghai
Director：Michelle Chen Miao / Hilla Medalia
Synopsis： TsaiChin is one of the first Chinese actresses to make it in the West. Her careerspans more than six decades and three continents. She was the first Chinese whoplayed in both the West End and Broadway and was even a Bond Girl twice. Tsaiis larger than life. With the help of her unique and dramatic storytelling wesaw a “Shanghai’s Daughter”, from Shanghai to Hong Kong, London and Los Angles,from the Peking Opera family to the Western world, the biggest stages, thelimelight and the stardust that covered her lif...
Name：Like the Dyer's Hand
Synopsis：YehChiaying has played an important role in the world of classical Chinese poetry,bridging past and future, influencing generations of writers and scholars suchas Shi Shu, Ke Qingming, Qi Yishou, Pai Hsien-yung, and Chen Jo-hsi. Whileteaching in North America, Professor Yeh used Western critical methods tointerpret Chinese poetry, opening the way for Western scholars of China’spoetic tradition. After coming to Tianjin’s Nankai University, she continuedher cultural mission, stressing the importance of the“osmotic”me...
Name：Beauty of China
Director：Bas / Yang Xiaofei / Jin Ying / Deng Fei
Synopsis：Beautyof China invites20 Chinese artists, including Lin Huaimin, Bai Xianyong, Xu Bing and LiPingbin, to narrate the splendid story of Chinese traditional aesthetics in thecontemporary world and show the Chinese people's uniqueness with the theme ofshade, movement, sound and color, form and meaning, and with the carrier ofarchitecture, painting, drama, dance, music and design. Special spiritual worldand lifestyle.
Director：Tamara Kotevska / Ljubo Stefanov
Synopsis：Thelast female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and return the naturalbalance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land andthreaten her livelihood. This film is an exploration of an observationalIndigenous visual narrative that deeply impacts our behavior towards naturalresources and the human condition.
Director：Ton van Zantvoort
Synopsis：Atraditional shepherd is forced to innovate in a neo-liberal world thatconflicts with his idealistic views. Will his struggle pay off or is he forcedto go with the flock?