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Up the Yangtze

Up the Yangtze (Trailer)

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Up the Yangtze (Trailer)
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This award-winning documentary follows the Shiu family as their home is destroyed by the rising waters of China’s Yangtze River - a consequence of the Three Gorges Project, the largest hydroelectric dam in history.

  • associate producer
    Lixin Fan
    Li Li
  • production supervisor
    Michael MK Siu
  • music
    Olivier Alary
  • editor
    Hannele Halm
  • director of photography
    Wang Shi Qing
  • executive producer
    Daniel Cross
    Mila Aung-Thwin
    Ravida Din
    Sally Bochner
    Sydney Suissa
    Stephen Hunter
    Cara Mertes
    Jean Pelletier
    Hans Robert Eisenhauer
  • producer
    Mila Aung-Thwin
    Germaine Ying Gee Wong
    John Christou
  • director
    Yung Chang
  • participant
    Cindy Yu Shui
    Yu Ting Jun
    Yang Zhi Bi
    Yu Zhang Ying
    Yu Deng Feng
    Jerry Chen Bo Yu
    Spencer Zheng Li Jie
  • commissioning editor
    Catherine Olsen
    Charlotte Odele
  • cinematographer
    Wang Shi Qing
    Yung Chang
  • additional camera operator
    Lixin Fan
    Feng Lan
    Zhang Huajie
  • sound recordist
    Lixin Fan
  • translator
    Lixin Fan
    Li Li
    Jonathan Chang
  • driver
    Cheng Zheng Yi
  • production assistant
    Jonathan Chang
    Fu Zheng Hua
    Zhu Fa
    Fan Li Ming
    Sia Koukoulas
    Miya Kondo
  • additional picture editor
    Yung Chang
  • broadcast picture editor
    Omar Majeed
  • editing consultant
    Daniel Cross
  • online editor
    Denis Gathelier
  • post-production supervisor
    Michael MK Siu
    Gary Evans
  • post-production co-ordinator
    Omar Majeed
    Linda Payette
    Steve Hallé
  • unit administrator
    Marie Tonto-Donati
    Nickie Merulla
    Dan Emery
  • technical co-ordination
    Pierre Ferlatte
  • project support supervisor
    Pierre Ferlatte
  • marketing manager
    Moira Keigher
  • digital editing supervisor
    Danielle Raymond
  • transcription
    Sherren Lee
    Li Li
  • supervising sound editor
    Cory Rizos
  • sound editor
    Kyle Stanfield
  • titles
    Les Productions Zéphyr
  • dialogue editor
    Cory Rizos
  • subtitles
    Global Vision
  • sound mixer
    Serge Boivin
    Shelley Craig
  • still photographer
    Yung Chang
    Michael MK Siu
  • sound technician
    Sylvain Cajelais
  • production accountant
    Anuj Khosla
  • foley artist
    Karl De Serres
  • production auditor
    Joe Iacono
  • foley recordist
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • musician
    Liu Fang
    Eric Hove
    Bethany Or
    Alain Aubut
    Jean René
    Stéphane Allard
    Céline Arcand
    Johannes Malfatti
    Olivier Alary
    François Larouche
  • ADR recordist
    Luc Léger
  • narration recordist
    Luc Léger
  • Dolby sound consultant
    Bill Allen
  • project administrator
    Anuj Khosla
  • project coordinator
    Halima Ouardiri
  • sound engineer
    Howard Bilerman
  • arrangements
    Johannes Malfatti
  • orchestration
    Johannes Malfatti
  • score producer
    Olivier Alary
  • score mixer
    Olivier Alary



Ages 13 to 15

Family Studies/Home Economics - Family Diversity and Challenges
Geography - Human Geography
Geography - Natural Resources
Geography - Physical Geography/Geology
Social Studies - Development/Global Issues

View in conjunction with Manufactured Landscapes and discuss the short and long-term impact of the Three Gorges Dam project on the people of China. Comment on the element of irony within the film, as it applies to Chinese youth.

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