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Free China: The Courage to Believe (2011)

The fates of a woman living in Beijing and a man living in New York become inextricably linked because of a common conviction... The award winning "Free China: The Courage To Believe" tells... See full summary »

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Michael Perlman

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Michael Perlman
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The fates of a woman living in Beijing and a man living in New York become inextricably linked because of a common conviction... The award winning "Free China: The Courage To Believe" tells the story of a mother and former Communist Party member, Jennifer Zeng, who along with more than 70 Million Chinese were practicing a belief that combined Buddhism and Daoism until the Chinese Government outlawed it. The Internet police intercepted an email and Jennifer was imprisoned for her faith. As she endured physical and mental torture, she had to decide: does she stand her ground and languish in jail, or does she recant her belief so she can tell her story to the world and be reunited with her family? A world away, Dr. Charles Lee, a Chinese American businessman, wanted to do his part to stop the persecution by attempting to broadcast uncensored information on state controlled television. He was arrested in China and sentenced to three years of re-education in a prison camp where he endured ... Written by Kean Wong (Producer)

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a great documentary about truth
26 November 2013 | by monella830227See all my reviews

I saw this documentary several times. I recommend for all people in this planet. Can a film change our world? Yes, definitely can. This is a truth story about strong believe and it shows for what is happening in China with the people who has believe in good and in the truthfulness, compassion, tolerance. It shows the true story about what is doing CCP actually. In this documentary, we can see that ...to be good is important, to believe ...is important and truthfulness, compassion, tolerance is important...what is really important in our life. I hope this movie will change our world. Can you change our world? What if we told you We now have the technology To bring Freedom To over a billion people... And The Time Is NOW... Take action. 1. Sign the petition, 2. Gift the Film, 3. Organise a screening, 4. Share the FREE CHINA theme song, 5. Share the TRAILER


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31 May 2013 (USA) See more »

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