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Up the Yangtze: A Director's Take on the Three Gorges Dam

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Filmmaker Yung Chang talks about his documentary Up The Yangtze, in which he rides a luxury cruise liner up the famed river in China and tells the story of two teenagers, a spoiled boy from a middle class family and a timid teenage girl whose family lives in a riverside shanty, and how they navigate the changes being made by the construction of the Three Gorges Dam.

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