River Elegy

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River Elegy

social documentary chinese documentary

River Elegy

First Air Date: June 16, 1988

First Aired on    :   1988
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Jun Xia
Networks    :   CCTV-1
Genres    :   Documentary
Seasons/Episodes    :   6 episodes in 1 Seasons

A formal critique of historical Chinese culture, arguing that developing a so-called "yellow civilization" based on the land and rivers has led to conservatism, ignorance and backwardness, and that China should develop a "blue civilization" based on the sea, while establishing a system based on the market economy.

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Season 1 (1988)

6 episodes