Houston, TX 77005
3:00 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013
Movies | Film
This film was Movie-of-the-Year by China's progressive Southern Metropolitan Daily for "returning fuller memories and humanity to Chinese history.It focuses on modern China's first major dissident/constitutional reformer and utopian philosopher Kang Youwei. After the Qing government's bloody crackdown on the political reform, he initiated in 1889, Kang and his daughter, Tung Pih fled into 16 years of exile, including residence on a Swedish island. Evan Chan's docu-drama recounts Kangs epic struggle for China's modernization as well as for his dream of Datong-the Chinese Utopia.