Story of China

The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 11s Video has closed captioning.

At the town of Wuxi in the lower Yangtze valley, Michael Wood joins the Qin family as they celebrate the annual festival for the ancestors, a ritual that goes back thousands of years. Banned under the communists such rituals are coming back everywhere in today’s China, as once more the family regains its central place in Chinese culture.

Aired: 06/20/17

Rating: NR

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