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Watch the filmmaker interview.
Filmmaker Interview
"Hearing 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' in contrast with this surreal, science-fiction city in the middle of China was one of the inspirations for the film." Yung Chang speaks about shooting Up the Yangtze.

Filmmakers discuss recent films made in China.
Turning the Lens on China
Documentary filmmakers Yung Chang, Ellen Perry (Great Wall Across the Yangtze), David Redmon (Mardi Gras: Made in China) and independent film producer Karin Chien talk about the challenges and rewards of filming in the ever-changing landscape of contemporary China.

Learn more about the Three Gorges Dam project.
The Three Gorges Dam
Find out more about the history of the Three Gorges Dam and about the controversy, both inside and outside China, that surrounds the project

Watch the photo gallery slideshow.
The Yangtze in Black and White
Photographer Linda Butler's stunning black and white images of the Yangtze River and the people living alongside it offer a new perspective on the fabled river.

Get an update on the characters in this film.
Film Update
Up the Yangtze filmmaker Yung Chang shares video he took when he returned to China, and writes in with an update on "Cindy" Yu Shui, "Jerry" Chen Bo Yu, Campbell and more.