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152 Ratings

Up the Yangtze

Directed by Yung Chang
Canada, 2007


The Three Gorges Dam – contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle – provides the epic backdrop for Up the Yangtze, a dramatic feature documentary on life inside modern China.

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Up the Yangtze Directed by Yung Chang

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival


Independent Spirit Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Documentary

San Francisco International Film Festival

2008 | 2 wins including: Best Documentary

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente


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