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Women’s Kingdom, The

Synopsis
A report from "The Women’s Kingdom" in southwest China, not far from the Tibetan Buddhist city the Chinese have renamed Shangri-La. Here the Mosuo women enjoy a degree of freedom unimagineable elsewhere in China.

NB Streamed in two versions - the original is 20 minutes long and the televised version is edited to 9 minutes.
Series
Roughcut
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2006
Year of production
2006
Notes
Broadcast in the USA on PBS in July 2005
Documentation
Related website giving background and further information and links at http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/rough/2005/07/introduction_to.html
Subjects
Social Studies; Geography; Women’s studies
Keywords
China; social geography; women

Online availability

URI
http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/rough/2005/07/introduction_to.html
Price
free, 20 or 9 mins
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Director
Xiaoli Zhou

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD

Distributor

Name

PBS Frontline/World

Web
http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/ External site opens in new window

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