In central China, a Master coach recruits poor rural teenagers and turns them into Western-style boxing champions. The top students face dramatic choices as they graduate -- should they fight for the collective good or for themselves? A metaphor for the choices everyone in the New China faces now.
千錘百煉 : "To be tried and tested a thousand times over."
Sundance 2012 World Documentary Official Competition
Hot Docs 2012
It's All True 2012
LA Asian Pacific Film Fest 2012
Dallas Asian Film Fest 2012
Exotic fruit obsessives, adventurers, detectives and even movie star Bill Pullman are the subjects of the dizzying new film from acclaimed director Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze, China Heavyweight). A cinematic odyssey through nature and commerce that spans prehistory to the present, The Fruit Hunters will change not only the way we look at what we eat but how we view our relationship to the natural world.
A retired police detective dedicates his life to preventing deaths at Japan’s suicide cliffs, providing emergency assistance and counseling even as tourists flock to the site, attracted by its notoriety as a popular suicide destination.
A Vimeo Staff Pick. Winner of the Los Angeles Film Festival's Best Short Documentary Award. A retired police detective dedicates his life to preventing deaths at Japan’s suicide cliffs, providing emergency assistance and counselling even as tourists flock to the site, attracted by its notoriety as a popular suicide destination. Watch the entire short film, in full HD resolution, on Vimeo here: vimeo.com/184707540