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One Child Nation

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The Orange County Film Society is proud to begin our 2019-2020 season with an advance screening of ONE CHILD NATION.

RSVPs for this event will open on July 30th at 5:30 pm.

China’s One Child Policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, may have ended in 2015, but the process of dealing with the trauma of its brutal enforcement is only just beginning. From award-winning documentarian Nanfu Wang (Hooligan Sparrow, I Am Another You) and Jialing Zhang, the sweeping One Child Nation explores the ripple effect of this devastating social experiment, uncovering one shocking human rights violation after another – from abandoned newborns, to forced sterilizations and abortions, and government abductions. Wang digs fearlessly into her own personal life, weaving her experience as a new mother and the firsthand accounts of her family members into archival propaganda material and testimony from victims and perpetrators alike, yielding a revelatory and essential record of this chilling, unprecedented moment in human civilization.

Watch the trailer: 

Director: Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang

Producers: Christopher Clements, Julie Goldman, Carolyn Hepburn, Christoph Jörg, Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang

Genre: Documentary, History

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Date:

Tuesday, 6th August

Time:

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Cost:

Membership Required

Venue

Regency South Coast Village
1561 Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States

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