The Fastest Changing Place On Earth
The farming community of White Horse Village in China is the center of one of the largest urbanization projects in human history. In the course of the past 10 years, the Chinese government took a hundreds of millions of farmers and rural villagers and made them city dwellers by hundreds thousands of buildings in over 1000 new cities, with a road network that will rival the entire US, and building 300 of the world’s biggest dams. This documentary by the BBC2, covers a 6 year span, looking at the lives of some of those people who were taken from their small homes and pushed into a massive city that didn’t exist a decade ago.
The Fastest Changing Place On Earth,