The Women of Masanjia Labour Camp

Title: Above the Ghosts' Heads: The Women of Masanjia Labor Camp


Documentary Director: DU Bin
Length: 60 minutes
Subtitles: Chinese and English
Date completed: April 2013

About the director:
Bin, born on 1 March 1972 in Tancheng County, Shandong, is also
nicknamed "Mimi" by friends for his "dreamy" character. In recent years,
he has become an advocate for petitioners and other grass-roots groups.
A former photojournalist for China Society Periodical and other media,
Du Bin works currently as a freelance photographer for theNew York
Times, and his works are widely published in the New York Times,
theInternational Herald Tribune, Times and Stars. His photograph
"Writing Grievances" won the Close-up Photography award in the 14th
Human Rights Press Awards (May 2010). Du's work include Petitioners:
Living Fossils Who Survived China's Rule of Law(Ming Pao, 2007);
Shanghai Graveyard (Vine Press, 2010); Toothbrush (White Elephant,
2011); Beijing Ghosts (Boxun, 2010); Chairman Mao's Purgatory (Mingjing,
2011); Ai God (Suyuan, 2012); Mao Zedong's Regime of Human Flesh
(Mingjing, 2013);Tiananmen Square Massacre (forthcoming); Vaginal Coma
(drafted). His micro-documentary series will soon release its first
episode "Motherland of Grass-mud Horses".