The film records a crime committed by a collective against a nation, as well as the painful experience and struggle of an Indian mother under the crime.

  • Ying Wang
  • Pope Jeannette
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    1 hour 9 minutes 34 seconds
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    4,000 USD
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    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Ying Wang, Pope Jeannette

JEANNE POPEis a traveller, award-winning filmmaker, and passionate documentary film teacher. She received her BFA from Concordia Film School, Canada. 2008- 2015 she worked on her own productions and taught. 2015 to 2020, she taught film production at Qingdao Film Academy, China with WANG YING. Since 2022, she gives production workshops and Digital Storytelling courses at Adult Education, KCC UK and hosts lots of free film production resources on her website:

She travels between the UK and Tuchan, her village, where she is filming her next documentary: The Time of Rugby. Her motto is DIY - "Do It Yourself - invent, express, create, believe, and don't give up!

WANG YING " is a Chinese-Canadian documentary filmmaker, photographer and professor at the Beijing Film Academy, Modern Creative Media College, Qingdao. China. Ying has a Master degree in Buddhist Art History & Art Technology from The National University of Kobe, Japan, 1993. Later, he studied multimedia design at the International Academy of Design Montreal. Canada.
He adapted the traditional oriental Art form “Huajuan” (in Chinese) or “Emakimono” (in Japanese) to his own work, which is a multi-perspective continuous story scene. By using digital technology he created his own unique style of photographic image he calls “the printed movie”, which captures a mile long street scene in one image. This technique was used as a backdrop for Up & Down The City Rd and for Dust. A Sculptor’s Journey. He currently works

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Director Statement

We worked together in Montreal, and held this story carefully, waiting for the right moment to release it. Mother asked us not to show it in Canada, which we will not do, however, she very much wanted this story to come out. It was very harrowing doing the research, it was very distressing, however, with recent discoveries in Canada of the children in residential schools as well as the Home Children, we felt, now was the right time to let people know Mother's story.