Animated film about China’s oppressive One-Child policy makes Oscar shortlist

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妹妹 SISTER | Award-Winning Stop-Motion Animation by Siqi Song

A winner at 5 Oscar-qualifying festivals, Siqi Song’s brilliant stop-motion animation, designed in felt, is one of the most acclaimed and moving short films of the year. A man remembers his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. How would his life have been if things had gone differently?

Animated film about China’s oppressive One-Child policy makes Oscar shortlist

Chinese filmmaker Siqi Song has made an animated short film criticizing China’s infamous One-Child policy, its forced abortions, and the siblings who were never born. Her short, titled “Sister,” has already won numerous awards, but now, it’s in the running to win an Oscar.

HORROR: China re-education camp survivor tells of forced abortion, rape, torture

Human rights abuses surrounding China’s oppressive population control policies are already well known. Parents who have more than the allotted number of children are subjected to any number of penalties, ranging from something as small as a fine to something as awful as a forced abortion.