Transcending Fear - The story of GaoZhisheng

Transcending Fear - The story of GaoZhisheng


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Wenjing Ma / USA / 2015 / 72 min. / English / Slovak subtitles

Born in a cave with only stars to tell time, GaoZhisheng overcomes incredible obstacles to become one of the China’s top attorneys. People call him “the Conscience of China”. But then, in the eyes of the Communist Party, his struggle for justice goes too far. After speaking out against abuses of human rights, Gao is kidnapped and tortured. His wife and children are held hostages by the secret police. In a heart-wrenching dilemma, Gao is forced to choose between his lifelong quest for justice and his love for his family. A story of cruelty, courage and compassion, this film is a must-see for anyone wishing to understand the tensions bubbling below the surface of today’s China, or to meet one of the most significant freedom fighters of our time.



Thematic Category: International Competition

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