Mao's Icecream

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.

Team Partner
Brindusa Ioana Nastasa, Co-Director
Jialu Zhang, Producer, China
Training Programme
Crossing Borders 2017