Film, ‘Hooligan Sparrow’, Details Protests Of Child Sexual Abuse Case In China

Hooligan Sparrow Movie Poster
Hooligan Sparrow Movie Poster

Film, ‘Hooligan Sparrow’, Details Protests Of Child Sexual Abuse Case In China

We speak with filmmaker Nanfu Wang about her new documentary, Hooligan Sparrow.

She followed activist, Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her colleagues to Southern China’s Hainan Province to draw attention to the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. The activists face constant government surveillance, interrogation, harassment, and imprisonment.

Hooligan Sparrow shows at Chicago’s Facets Multimedia September 2-8, 2016.