The River of Hope

Director: Lan Yunjian/Lu Zhenping/
Producer:Guangdong Radio and Television / Guangxi Radio and Television
Country / Region:China
Film Introduction
Rising in the Yunnan-Kweichow Plateau, the Zhujiang river runs through Guangdong province and Guangxi province. For thousands of years, the rushing river, which makes farms flourish and people nourished, has forged a bond between the two provinces. This documentary presents the stories that how Guangdong providing partner assistance to Guangxi on poverty alleviation in the passing 24 years. Basing on true events, specific scenes, and sensitive human nature, this documentary expresses how Guangdong and Guangxi cooperate with each other to triumph over poverty. Moreover this documentary also conveys typical cases on poverty relief cooperation between them in the specific historical background by specific moving cases.
Film Creator
Lan Yunjian, documentary director of Guangxi Radio and Television. Documentaries created by him have won multiple awards including China News Award, China Radio, Film and TV Award, China Starlight Award, Golden Panda Award, China Rainbow Award, National Award for TV Programs of Ethnic Minorities Theme. His documentaries including Mysterious Guangxi, Xijiang River, Firefly, Splendors of Guangxi, Epic Stories on Xiangjiang River have been aired on CCTV.
Lu Zhenping, Associate Senior Reporter, director of South China Documentary, graduated from Sun Yat-sen University in 1988 and now works as Deputy Director of International Department of Guangdong Radio and Television. He has won an array of documentary awards including China Starlight Award, Golden Eagle Award, Jury’s Award of GZDOC, Contribution Award of Asia Tourism TV Program Award, First Prize of South China Documentary Award etc.
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