Genre: Human Interest
Duration: 25 min, HD | TV | Web
Mao’s Icecream is a short creative documentary, an intimate portrait of five Chinese women through forty years of friendship. Since 1976, every 10 years, five Chinese women meet to take a group photo.
Journalist Jialu Zhang follows her mother whilst taking the 5th photo seeking answers about her work as a Communist party member and the family’s persecution during the Cultural Revolution.