CHINA'S WILD WEST
DIRECTOR: Urszula Pontikos
PRODUCER: Michael Riley
PROD COMPANY: Sterling Pictures
Every winter the Yurunkash River in Western China dries up, reviling an expanse of river worn stones. There, hidden within the rock, lies a buried treasure forty times more valuable than gold - jade. Hundreds of people gather in the riverbed, endlessly scrabbling at rock in search of the jewel.
“Visually compelling” One World Int. Human Rights FF
“Austerely beautiful” True/False Int. FF
“Mesmerising” Full Frame Int. FF