Program 4: Documentary Series: The World is Bright

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The World is Bright

Directed by Ying Wang

When an elderly Beijing couple receives notice that their son has allegedly committed suicide, they travel to Vancouver to investigate the mysterious circumstances of his death. In revealing a distressing connection between immigration and mental illness, director Ying Wang follows the grieving parents for a decade as they navigate a complex web of bureaucracy in a search for answers.

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