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CNEX Chinese Documentary Forum (CCDF) is a professional platform created to support documentary filmmaking. Modeled after international documentary pitching forums, CCDF connects Chinese filmmakers with international commissioning editors, buyers or funders in order to facilitate international co-production.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2021, the world is quickly shifting from traditional, brick-and-mortar businesses to electronic commerce. And the once-prosperous Hanzheng Street, Wuhan is facing an unprecedented economic downturn.
The 68-year-old Big Eyes Missy uses live streaming to garner a group of loyal fans during the pandemic and becomes a fashion icon in Hanzheng Street. Her worsening health condition reminds her that it is time for her to step down, but as she feels responsible for her business company, she couldn’t call it quits.
Born in the 70s, President Peng decides to establish a new local brand in the neighborhood. She wishes to transform the clothing industry’s negative perception of the Wuhan Market but must battle her self-doubt as she encounters the difficulties of entrepreneurship.
Born in 1989, Qin wants to expand the production of her factory this winter and lead the business to a higher level. However, she struggles to balance the need of her 7-year-old daughter for companionship with the increasing pressure of running her factory.
The story follows the lives and journeys of these three women and how they struggle and thrive in their dilemmas.
China | Récompense | documentary | #SSD21 | Mathieu Béjot | Storytelling Matters | Sunny side of the Doc 2021 | CCDF