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Why Poverty?: China's Ant People

What does an education get you? Education is the only way out of poverty, as it has been sold to the Chinese population since ancient times. China's economic boom and talk of the merits of hard work have created an expectation that studying is how to escape poverty. Yet it seems the system only leads to jobs for a few, and debt for all. Weijun Chen's film, set in Wuhan in central China, looks at the realities of Chinese education through the lives of private college tutor Wang Zehziang, high school graduate and would-be university student Wang Pan, and graduate jobseeker Wan Chao.

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Episode number: 1x8
Airdate: Wednesday December 05th, 2012
Special Airtime: 10:30 pm

Director: Weijun Chen


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Series EditorNick Fraser
 
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