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RadioWest and Utah Film Center have partnered to present the best in documentary filmmaking. We talk with established and new directors who are changing the way audiences see the world and then screen their films.

Through The Lens: 'One Child Nation'

Provided by Utah Film Center

It was a 36-year-long social experiment that led to horrible human rights violations, the effects of which will play out in China for years to come.

Filmmakers Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang explore China’s one-child policy, which made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, in their documentary One Child Nation, our selection for this month’s Through the Lens screening. The film is a personal journey for both women that dives deep into the lasting impacts of a policy that has had devastating results.  

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Jialing Zhang will join Doug for a Q&A following a screening of One Child Nation as part of our Through the Lens series with the Utah Film Center at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. For more information, go to www.kuer.org or www.utahfilmcenter.org.


Nanfu Wang, documentary filmmaker

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.