Ji Dan Awarded Top Prize at Millenium International Documentary Film Festival

"When The Bough Breaks" (dir. Ji Dan)

Ji Dan, whose film When The Bough Breaks unfolds the story of a family enmeshed in a struggle of harrowing personal and financial stakes, was awarded the top prize at the 2012 Millenium International Documentary Film Festival in Brussels. Lauded for is technical and artistic merits, as well as close examination of some of China’s most wide-reaching social issues, the film was awarded the Objectif d’or earlier this month.

A video interview with Ji Dan, complete with clips from the film, can be seen here. Congratulations to Ji Dan and When The Bough Breaks!

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