Video — 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Documentary about the irrepressible Lu Guo Hua, rice farmer and birth control officer in a small village in northeastern China. When the village head criticizes him for overlooking a villager's third pregnancy, Mr. Lu swings into action as the local "kingmaker," organizing the opposition in the upcoming local election. A glimpse into village life and the first stirrings of local democratic politics in modern China.
Video — 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
A documentary film concerning the quality of life for rural Chinese women and their families on the remote Loess Plateau. It introduces us to two village women, one who has just delivered her third child and is in trouble with the family planning officials who force her to undergo sterilization. The other is about to be married by arrangements with a matchmaker. Film gives a picture of how the state intercedes in family life, with its regulations and penalties for non-compliance.