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Independent Lens | Leftover Women

Leftover Women

Leftover Women follows three successful Chinese women who, despite thriving careers, are still labeled sheng nu, a derogatory term in China to describe educated, professional women in their mid-20s and '30s who are not married. As they search for “Mr. Right,” they struggle to stay true to their ambitions, while dealing with pressure from families, friends, and governmental stigma.

Premiere Date: February 10, 2020 | Runtime: 01:25:03GPB Passport

Season 21

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