The Warriors of Qiugang- -
Villagers in a remote district of central China take on a chemical company that is poisoning their water and air. For five years they fight to transform their environment and as they do, they find themselves transformed as well.
Villagers in a remote district of central China take on a chemical company that is poisoning their water and air.
The Warriors of Qiugang (仇岗卫士; Qiúgǎng Wèishì) is a 39-minute documentary film that chronicles the story of the Chinese village of Qiugang, in the suburbs of Bengbu City in Anhui Province in central-eastern China.
It tells how a group of Chinese villagers put an end to the poisoning of their land and water by three chemical plants, the worst being Jiucailuo Chemical.
It was directed and produced by Oscar winners Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon, respectively.
Guan Xin was the field producer and cinematographer.
The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short but lost to Strangers No More. [wikipedia]