Special Series - Wukan: China's Democracy Experiment

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In late 2011, Wukan, a small fishing village in southern China , captured international attention when it rose up against decades of corrupt leadership. The odds appeared insurmountable - the authorities are not known for tolerating dissent. Still, despite a crackdown and the death of a leading activist, the unthinkable happened: the Village Committee fell and democratic elections were announced. Filmmakers Lynn Lee and James Leong follow Wukan's villagers as they grapple with the challenges of a new political system.

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