One Village in China:

Small Happiness (color, 58 min., 1984)
Women of Long Bow village talk about marriage, birth control, work, and daily life.

All Under Heaven (color, 58 min., 1985)
Change and continuity in Long Bow village, from the 1940s to the 1980s.

To Taste a Hundred Herbs (color, 58 min., 1986)
Portrait of a traditional Chinese doctor whose Catholic faith shapes his values and gives him a special role in his community.


Other Films about Long Bow Village:

First Moon: Celebration of a Chinese New Year (color, 37 min., 1987)
Colorful, earthy, joyous celebration effectively draws us into the inner circle of Chinese village life.

Stilt Dancers of Long Bow Village (color, 27 min., 1980)
Stilt dancing, a traditional form of folk culture, revived in Long Bow village as "a combination political rally, commedia dell'arte, and steeplechase."

View short excerpts from the Long Bow village films.

Read an extended discussion about the Long Bow films in "One Village in China: A Review Symposium," Oral History Review Vol. 15, No. 2 (Fall, 1987), pp. 115-135.

To purchase any of the above films, please contact:

Katherine Kline, Distribution Director
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International Sales:
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