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Xu Huijing

Release year: 2013

Run time: 68 min

Film type: Documentary


Zhang Qingmei is a birth control chief in a small village. When she's off work, she also serves as a psychic in a temple that worships the "Goddess of Child-giving". This year, the supervising township office commands that sterilization cases be doubled, though not many villagers want it. Some desperate officers are determined to send the reluctant mothers to operation rooms. Rongrong, the elementary school teacher, becomes the main target.


Director biography

Born in Shanxi, Xu Huijing currently resides in Guangzhou. He graduated in 2009 with a degree from Guangzhou Art Institute and has been working in independent image production ever since. Prior to the age of 15, Xu lived in a rural village. After that he worked as an interior and graphic designer. Xu started making documentaries in college and has also worked for the Southern Weekly Press.