After centuries of Western dominance, the world’s center of economic and political weight is shifting eastward. In just 30 years, China has risen from long-standing poverty to being the second-largest economy in the world – faster than any other country in history. What China says and does is therefore of great importance to the entire world.
’China on China’ is an eight-part documentary series dealing with politics and daily life in today’s China. Visit breathtakingly beautiful mountain villages, luxury neighborhoods, and big-city slums. See lush tourist attractions, middle-class homes, blue-collar quarters, historical locations, and high-tech environments. Hear from angry farmers, weary migrant workers, famous writers, bloggers, powerful politicians, feminists, environmental activists, inventors, society’s upwardly mobile, and dedicated students. ’China on China’ provides a rare insight into the reinvention of this Eastern superpower.