The Best Films Of The Decade | Up The Yangtze – INDIEWIRE

Up the Yangtze named one of the best of the decade in INDIEWIRE:

The Best Films Of The Decade (2000-2009) | #19 Up The Yangtze/ #18 Platform > THE BACK ROW MANIFESTO by Tom Hall.

“It was this bridge, it seems, that allowed a Canadian filmmaker like Yung Chang to create another masterpiece, the documentary Up The Yangtze, which documents the physical transformation of China’s Three Gorges during the construction of the world’s largest hydroelectric dam. Both films are haunted by the damage and radical change that are transforming the nation, both culturally and physically. It is they, along with so much of the great cinema coming out of China, that demonstrate that the harmony projected by the official vision of a rising nation, for example (and unforgettably), here…”