From Somewhere to Nowhere

From Somewhere to Nowhere

China's Internal Migrant Workers

Streaming Video - 2010
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High-density population centers of enormous size are springing up in China with dizzying speed, and with them comes an increased demand for migrant workers in construction, manufacturing, and mining. Through still images by Andreas Seibert and documentary footage by Villi Hermann, this program travels throughout China to vividly capture the experiences of these mingong, tens of millions on the move from the countryside to the cities in the too-often misplaced hope of building a better life for themselves and their families. An intriguing angle on urbanization fueled by explosive economic growth-and a moving composite portrait of laborers who typically toil in obscurity.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2009
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (86 min.) : sd., col., digital file

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