New documentary Invisible Summit 《看不见的顶峰》tells the epic story of how Zhang Hong became the first blind Asian person to climb the world’s tallest mountain. On this podcast, director Fan Lixin (LAST TRAIN HOME) discusses how he filmed Zhang’s extraordinary journey and what he learned during the making of the movie.
- Fan Lixin (范立欣): Documentary Director
- Liu Yuan (刘元): Producer
To go further
- Middle Earth episode #78 Revving Up China’s New Biker Culture
- Middle Earth episode #72 Film Distribution: How to Succeed at China’s Box Office
How to support the film?
- Tell your friends living in China to buy a ticket for the week-end of the 27th of October
- Find the film on 猫眼 app and click on 想看
- And if you know an international TV commissioner that could be interested by the film, let's be in touch ;)
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With thanks to Sean Calvo for music support.