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POV | Last Train Home - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 | PBS

Find out more at"Last Train Home" will air September 27, 2011 on PBS. Check local listings. Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year in the world's largest human migration. "Last Train Home" takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work. As the Zhangs navigate their new world, "Last Train Home" paints a rich, human portrait of China's rush to economic development. An EyeSteelFilm production in association with ITVS International. An Official Selection of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. (90 minutes)Related Videos:Utopia, Part 3: The World's Largest Shopping Mall - Short Documentary - POV 2009 the Yangtze - Documentary Trailer - POV 2008 new season of PBS' award-winning documentary series POV (Point of View) kicks off on Tuesday June 21, 2011 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) with "Kings of Pastry," D A Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus' behind-the-scenes account of France's greatest pastry competition, an epic, three-day test of passion, perseverance, artistry and nerves. In advance of the new season, on Tuesday, June 7, POV will present a special encore broadcast of the Oscar-nominated film "The Most Dangerous Man in America," in honor of the 40th anniversary of Daniel Ellsberg's release of the Pentagon Papers, an event that changed the course of the Vietnam War and world history.The 24th season of POV airs on PBS on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. from June 21-Sept. 27, 2011, and will continue with fall 2011 and winter/spring 2012 specials. POV is American television's longest-running independent documentary series. It is the winner of a Special Emmy Award for Excellence ...
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