KM7402 – From Moscow to Beijing

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“At the first route, from Moscow to Irkutsk, i’ve passed four days and half in the train, passing through 5000 kilometers of forests…”

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Beijing Underground City

Beijing Underground City

Beijing underground city

The Underground City (Chinese: 地下城; pinyin: Dìxià Chéng), also known as Dixia Cheng, is a bomb shelter comprising a network of tunnels located beneath Beijing, China, which has since been transformed into a tourist attraction.

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Once we were a psychedelic band in China …

Once we were a psychedelic band in China ...

In 2001 China-Underground team was a … psychedelic band in China! Listen to the only jam session survived from that period.

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China through the lenses of David Gamble: 40 images

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David Gamble (Cincinnati, 1890 – Sydney, 1968), grandson of James Gamble, founder of Procter & Gamble in 1837, visited China for four periods doing Christian social work for the Y.M.C.A and conducting social surveys.

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The great Chinese reform of prostitution in 20th century: 33 amazing pictures

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In 1949, just after the civil war, Mao embarked upon a series of campaigns that eradicated prostitution from mainland China. Mao claimed:”we need to clean the house!”

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Overloaded Peking, 2001 documentary about New China

Overloaded Peking, 2001 documentary about New China

Overloaded Peking is a documentary about Beijing and Chinese modernisation we did in 2001 (MDDM, abelvideo).

It features a long and interesting interview (15:32) to a young Jia Zhangke about cinema, changes of the young Chinese generations, modernization of the country, internet, censorship and much more.

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21 crazy buildings in China

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Chinese website 163.com, compiled a gallery of the 21 craziest buildings built in recent decades in China.

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Serene Scent: New Ink Painting

New Ink Painting

Over the last two decades, new ink painting has been the integral part of Chinese contemporary art movement/scene, and with the development of societal/economical climate and art context its art vision has been broaden and matured.

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Lost & Found: forgotten memories – Found films in China

Found films in China

Found films in China – What happens if some old films are found in the debris of a city? In this period Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, is working hard for changing the skyline. Every day there are new construction sites and old urban area gets quickly demolished. In the city, there are also … Read more Lost & Found: forgotten memories – Found films in China