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6 Ratings

Plastic China


Directed by Wang Jiu-liang
China, 2016


An unschooled 11-year-old girl is a truly global child who learns the world through the United Nations of Wastes while working with her YI minority parents in a recycle workshop thousand miles away from their mountain village home town. Going to school is all she longing for.

Plastic China Directed by Wang Jiu-liang

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2017 | Nominee: Grand Jury Prize (World Cinema - Documentary)

Golden Horse Film Festival

2017 | Winner: Best Film Editing

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

2016 | Winner: First Appearance

Bergen International Film Festival

2017 | Winner: School Programme Documentary Award

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