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Independent Lens | One Child Nation

One Child Nation

After the birth of her first child, filmmaker Nanfu Wang returns to China to speak with her family and explore the ripple effect of that country's devastating social experiment, the one-child policy. At its core, One Child Nation is a riveting personal story revealing shocking human rights violations and forces us all to reckon with the consequences of blind obedience.

Premiere Date: March 30, 2020 | Runtime: 01:26:05GPB Passport

Season 21

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