Beyond the Great Wall of China lies “the power of the ancient dynasties and the new red star of communism”. This film explores the juxtaposition of China’s ancient heritage with its continuing advances into technology, communism and subtle trends into westernisation.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)