Li Hong  

Li Hong was born in 1967 in Beijing and studied TV and film production in the Beijing Broadcast Institute. She started making short TV documentaries in 1991. In 1994 she started filming OUT OF PHOENIX BRIDGE, her first independently produced documentary. She currently resides in China and works in television. (09/09)

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Out of Phoenix Bridge

A film by Li Hong, 1997, 110 min, Color

This groundbreaking work from Li Hong, China’s first independent female documentarian, follows two years in the lives of four young women from the countryside who have come to Beijing for jobs. Although they work long hours as maids or street vendors and share a tiny room no bigger than a closet, they savor these years—…

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