The Blood of Yingzhou District
|The Blood of Yingzhou District
|Directed by||Ruby Yang|
|Produced by||Thomas F. Lennon|
|Cinematography||Qu Jiang Tao|
|Editing by||Ruby Yang & Ma Man Chung|
|Distributed by||Smiley Film Sales|
|Running time||39 minutes|
The Blood of Yingzhou District (simplified Chinese: 颍州的孩子; traditional Chinese: 潁州的孩子; pinyin: Yǐngzhōu de Háizi; translation: The Children of Yingzhou) is a 2006 short film documentary directed by Ruby Yang and produced by Thomas F. Lennon. The film is about the effect of AIDS on orphans in Yingzhou District of Fuyang, Anhui, China. It won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject.
The film documents the plight of young orphans in Anhui whose parents have died after contracting AIDs as a result of infection while donating blood to earn income, and who sometimes do not receive care in their village since many people in the villages are terrified that they may be infected as a result of contact with the children.
- "NY Times: The Blood of Yingzhou District". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-07.
- The Blood of Yingzhou District at the Internet Movie Database
- The Blood of Yingzhou District 《潁州的孩子》 at AllMovie
- Smiley Film Sales
- Film's Official Website
- Article from New China News Agency about this documentary winning Oscar 2007
- Brief information on "The Blood of Yingzhou District" from sina.com
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