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This edition: Heroes Return to the East

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Episode Details

(1993/People's Republic of China, 100 min., color, historical adventure) Dir.: Saufu, Mailisi. Mongolian residents along the Lower Volga River during the 18th century are subjected to a policy of demilitarization under Catherine the Great. To resist this policy, 200,000 Mongolians undertake a journey to relocate back to China. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Discussion follows with David Buckley.

Guest List

David Buckley

Prof. Jerry Carlson Professor of film studies, City College of New York