Nanfu Wang: What it was like to grow up under China's one-child policy
Nanfu Vang (Nanfu Wang): Odrastanje pod kineskom politikom jednog deteta
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to be the pillar of the family.
its one-child policy.
objavila politiku jednog deteta.
and ordered my mom to be sterilized.
to carry on the family name.
koji će da nasledi prezime.
to have a second child,
je dozvoljeno da imaju drugo dete,
from one-child families.
for having two children.
nešto zgrešila jer je imala dvoje dece.
and guilt came from.
I had my own first child.
rodila sam svoje prvo dete.
that ever happened in my life.
koja mi se desila u životu.
on my own childhood,
sam gledala na svoje detinjstvo,
my memories of early life in China.
na moj raniji život u Kini.
for a permission from the government
morao je da traži dozvolu od vlade
who lived under the one-child policy.
pod politikom jednog deteta.
a documentary about it.
da napravim dokumentarac o tome.
all of the babies born in my village,
sve bebe u mom selu,
when I interviewed her.
kada sam je intervjuisala.
you delivered throughout your career?"
tokom celog svog rada?“
would survive an abortion,
after delivering it.
of perpetrators and victims.
jednostavna priča o izvršiocima i žrtvama.
with the consequences.
my interview with the midwife,
with elaborate homemade flags.
ručno rađenim zastavama.
of a baby on it.
that were sent by families
koje su poslale porodice
their infertility problems.
oko problema neplodnosti.
and sterilizations --
was to help families have babies.
da pomogne porodicama da dobiju bebe.
politiku jednog deteta,
families have babies,
porodicama da dobiju bebe
what she did in the past.
za ono što je uradila u prošlosti.
she, too, was a victim of the policy.
da je i ona bila žrtva te politike.
and necessary for China's survival.
i neophodni za opstanak Kine.
was right for her country.
da je dobro za njenu zemlju.
around myself when I grew up.
the one-child policy
politiku jednog deteta
will be arrested.]
against disobeying it.
u slučaju neposlušnosti.
can be influenced by the propaganda,
na njihove umove i na njihova srca,
to make sacrifices for the greater good
za nešto veće i bitnije
very dark and tragic.
where this happens.
u kome se ovo dešava.
where propaganda isn't present.
u kojoj nije prisutna propaganda.
more open and free than China,
otvorenija i slobodnija nego u Kini,
what propaganda looks like.
da se propaganda prepozna.
without our knowledge.
to accepting propaganda as truth,
prihvatanju propagande kao istine,
replaces the truth
ABOUT THE SPEAKERNanfu Wang - Documentary filmmaker
Nanfu Wang uncovers untold stories about human rights in China.
Why you should listen
Nanfu Wang's Peabody Award-winning documentary, Hooligan Sparrow -- which follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan as she faces government surveillance and harassment after advocating for sexually abused schoolgirls -- was shortlisted for a 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. She also directed and produced I Am Another You, winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, and her latest film, One Child Nation, which explores the history of China's birth policy and its profound effects on generations of Chinese parents and children. It won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
Originally from a remote village in China, Wang overcame poverty and a lack of access to formal education en route to earning three master's degrees from Shanghai University, Ohio University and New York University. She teaches editing at the School of Visual Arts as well as cinematography at New York University.
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