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China

Program Title: Sparrow Village
EASC Code: CS-24
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language: Mandarin, English
Subtitles: English
Subject:
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
Director: Christine Choy
Producer: Filmakers Library
Release Date:
Running Time: 30 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: In a rural village of southwestern China a bevy of young girls yearn for an education. Their parents are poor and illiterate. It is difficult for them to scrapetogether the money to send their daughters to schoolin another village. The money for tuition, books, and room and board away from home is often more than parents can spare.
Data Entry Date: 5/2/2004