#11. One Child Nation (2019)


Chicago Media Project

– Directors: Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang

– Metascore: 85

– IMDb user rating: 7.5

– Runtime: 83 minutes

Filmmaker and first-time mother Nanfu Wang documents China’s one-child policy and its history. The film explores the fallout of this social experiment and its effect on generations of families. The horrors uncovered by Wang are a valid argument against governments restricting the reproductive rights of its citizens and reveal the disastrous impact such government intrusions can have.