Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party
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2019 | Ian MacMilan | USA | English | CC not available | 110 mins | NR
Sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study at UIUC
On June 4, 1989 the world’s biggest, longest, and most famous pro-democracy demonstration was brought to a tragic end. The images from those final bloody days still burn bright in our imaginations; the death toll — from the Chinese official figure of 300 to estimates as high as 15,000 — is still disputed.
Uncover the violent true story of the seven-week demonstration that changed China forever.