1. One Week in Urumqi - Uighur ethnic unrest in western China


    from Dan Chung Added 12.6K 54 20

    Tania Branigan and Dan Chung were the first Western journalists on the scene of brutal conflict between Uighurs and Han Chinese which left 197 dead in the capital of Xinjiang, north western China.…

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    • The Silk Road of Pop


      from smokesignalprojects Added 3,615 3 0

      The Central Asian music scene is alive and roaring. A documentary about rap crews, rockstars, and their fans in the northwest of China. On the distant northwest edge of China lies Xinjiang, a…

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        from Carlos Spottorno Added

        Slideshow showing an extract of my book "China Western" about Xinjiang, published by La Fabrica in 2010. CHINA WESTERN refers to Xinjiang, the westernmost chinese province. It borders…

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        • Uyghur Song


          from Carolyn Drake Added 2,789 20 3

          A twenty-year-old audio cassette recording is sequenced with video images of Xinjiang captured in 2011.

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          • China Western trailer


            from Carlos Spottorno Added

            A 30 secs presentation of my book China Western.

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            • kashgar, a city between two worlds


              from BlueDogFilms Added 1,162 9 0

              This is an excerpt from one of the Colourful Journeys epsidodes. This short video focuses on the tension between the Chinese government and the Uighur people of Kashgar and their old city that has…

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              • People of Kashgar


                from fruitjuicer films Added 279 8 0

                "People of Kashgar" shows the locals of the City Kashgar in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in their daily lifes. The story follows different age groups, from kids, to workers, to…

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                • Across the Border: Uyghurs in Kazakhstan


                  from forced migration Added 769 5 0

                  A film documenting the situation of the minority Uyghur group in Kazakhstan. (2009. Running time: 35 minutes)

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                  • African Boots of Beijing


                    from Danwei Added 1,909 4 1

                    A documentary film by Luke Mines and Jeremy Goldkorn about Afrika United, a team of Africans playing in a football championship league in Beijing, China. The soundtrack music is listed in order…

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                    • Xinjiang Man


                      from Alison Satake Added 228 2 0

                      Mutallip Amar, a Uighur Muslim minority from China's western province, Xinjiang, faces adversity while pursuing his dreams at university in the capital. Part of the "Beijing Beat" web…

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