Episode number 1 of Series “Long Bow Trilogy”.
An intimate look at daily life in Long Bow, a village 600 kilometres south-west of Beijing in Northern China. Ancient traditions persist - we see an elaborate funeral, a country fair, a local animal market and an open air opera. Documents the changes that have come to Long Bow with the shift from collective to individual farming.
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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Social life and customs
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Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → China - Social conditions
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