CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT director Yung Chang

Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country's ever-changing economic landscape-this time through the lens of sports. In CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT, Chang follows the charismatic Qi Moxiang, a former boxing star and state coach who recruits young fighting talent from the impoverished farms and villages across Sichuan province. Fresh off a successful festival run that boasted armloads of awards and premieres at Sundance and HotDocs, director Chang sat down with our Mike McNamara to discuss his latest film... lace up the gloves and take a listen!

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