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Internet Guide for China Studies Newsletter
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15 Jul 2000

New in IGCS - Film and Movies:

The Gate of Heavenly Peace

Ed./Corp.: Long Bow Group, Inc.
URL: http://www.nmis.org/Gate/film
Language: English.

Self description: "THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE documents the history of the
1989 movement and reflects the drama, tension, humor, absurdity, heroism,
and many tragedies of the six weeks from April to June in 1989."

Description: Very useful, not only for its information on the film THE GATE
OF HEAVENLY PEACE (Tiananmen) made by Carma Hinton but also for numerous
documents about the Beijing spring of 1989 and the symbolism of the
Tiananmen Square.

Site contents: (1) The making of the film; (2) Characters (Interviewees in
THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE include students, workers, teachers, and
scholars); (3) Media library (contains film and audio clips and a gallery
of stills, paintings, and artwork); (4) Reviews, commentary, and
controversy; (5) Transcript (complete transcript of the film); (6) Themes
(Material and background information on some issues concerned); (7)
Chronology; (8) Additional Reading (On-line resources; Bibliography).

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With kind regards,

Hanno Lecher ([log in to unmask])

INTERNET GUIDE FOR CHINA STUDIES -- editor
http://sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

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