View Oscar-nominated documentary


“The Warriors of Qiugang” was nominated for the Oscars 2011 for the Best Documentary (short subject). The film was co-produced by Yale Environment 360 with filmmakers Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon.

An inspirational story of how a farmer led villagers to fight pollution in their village. In the process they transformed the village and themselves.

See how the protestors in Qiugang in Anhui Province, China organised themselves plus how school essays by schoolchildren made the plight of the villagers into a national issue. Also how they fought against corrupt politicians, businessmen and gangsters.

The video offers valuable insights and ways to protect ourselves against those who impose polluting and unwanted projects on ordinary citizens.

View the documentary here