In 1952 a New Zealand Farmer makes an unthinkable journey to Communist China in one of the hottest moments of the Cold War.
A champion for freedom of speech, Bill Youren captures a vision of peace on his 8mm film camera, revealing a unique political perspective from this era. Building bridges through understanding culture and art became his life-long mission to safeguard the world from war.
“A fascinating account of a man who firmly supported many of the largest social movements in the twentieth century… Director John Chrisstoffels has compiled a gentle portrait of an ordinary man capturing extraordinary things. ~Brannavan Gnanalingam, NZIFF