Published on April 18th, 2018 |
by Meredith Lawrence
This week on Inside Lens: @Beautiful Mountains
@Beautiful Mountains Directed by NewsDoc alum Teng Chen
Airing Friday, April 20th at 11:30pm on NYC Life
A 26-year-old man returns to his picturesque Meishan village in Fujian, China, hoping to become a millionaire by providing online shopping to the villagers. He needs the money to buy a house in the city as a marriage gift but he faces challenges because only 2500 people remain there, mostly seniors and children.
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