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Q&A with Qi Zhao: The Fallen City of Beichuan

A massive earthquake which struck Sichuan province on May 12, 2008 killed almost 70,000 people, China’s deadliest in thirty years. The mountain city of Beichuan was wiped out leaving 20,000 dead. The documentary Fallen City focuses on the lives of three families who suffered personal loss, how they endured their new permanent displacement, and the emotional toll it took to move on. Hong is a 14-year-old who lost his father, buried under the rubble. The relationship with his mother begins...

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