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Children of God

Ai Xiaoming

Release year: 2013

Run time: 36 mins

Film type: Documentary


The two video segments, "Meizhou" and "Dongshankou," are sporadic records of the hardships faced by the Zhang Qing family. I have titled them "Children of God," praying that God watches over them, as Zhang Qing wished, for they are all God's children.


Director biography

Ai Xiaoming A feminist professor at Sun Yat-Sen (Zhongshan) University, the Director of the Comparative Literature Section in the Department of Chinese, and the Program Leader of the Sex/Gender Education Forum. She has also worked as a translator and director for the Chinese version of the performance 'The Vagina Monologues.' Additionally, she has collaborated with Hu Jie on documentaries such as 'Taishi Village,' 'Painting for the Revolution - Peasant Paintings from Hu County, China,' 'White Rainbow,' and 'The Vagina Monologues: Stories from China.' The latter was selected for the Women’s Film Festival organized by City University of New York as a side event of the United Nations' 49th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.