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Warriors of Quigang

http://oscar.go.com/nominations/category/documentary-short-subject/synopsis/the-warriors-of-qiugang/687106 Warriors of Quigang is a documentary focused on a Chinese village overwhelmed by the pollution of industry. The farmer Zhang Gongli's field is flooded with toxic effluent from a newly open factory adjacent to his land. When he failed in court to stop the damage he is joined by the village in opposing the polluting industries. The films follow the villager's efforts to stop the environmental destructive and painful subjugation of a population’s health to feed the world’s insatiable hunger for cheap goods. The five year struggle brings the community closely together to protect their own and their children’s future.

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  1. lazyreader February 28, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Too bad none of them, didn’t win an actual Oscar……..Loooozzers.

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