Peter Wong reviews Guangzhou Dream Factory for Beyond Chron. “Over 150 years ago, America was treated as a land of opportunity, a Gold Mountain for the Chinese. As Christiane Badgley’s entertaining and ultimately thoughtful documentary ‘Guangzhou Dream Factory’ shows, China has now ironically become the land of opportunity for Africans.” Read here: Reviews from the 20th United Nations Association Film Festival
Guangzhou Dream Factory was the featured film at Creighton University’s, “Africa Rising Week” (September 18 – 24, 2017). The film screened for a standing room only audience and the event — and Guangzhou Dream Factory — got a great write-up on the university website.
The China in Africa Podcast features a conversation with Christiane Badgley and Erica Marcus. “This is a movie that I wish everyone on all sides of the China Africa discussion would watch,” says host Eric Olander. “The film is a fantastic primer on the economic impact of migration and why migrants are so necessary for economies,” says co-host Cobus van Staden, “It’s fascinating.” Listen here: The China in Africa Podcast
Guangzhou Dream Factory in okayafrica. Read: This film documents the lives of Africans in China.
Lily Kuo of Quartz Africa writes about Guangzhou Dream Factory, a film, “showing the entrepreneurialism and dynamism of a group that share the same aspirations as immigrants elsewhere in the world.” Read here: A new documentary shows how wrong China is about its African immigrants.
“… A slice of life we would never have the privilege of witnessing without this film.” Guangzhou Dream Factory featured in cineSOURCE magazine.
KQED Arts gives a shout out to “revelatory” documentary, Guangzhou Dream Factory.
“Guangzhou Dream Factory” follows flows of capital and people between Africa an and China. Mitzi Uehara Carter talks to Christiane Badgley about the complex realities of Africans in China and how these stories connect to American audiences (CAAM).
Read about the film in Africa Is A Country: Made-in-China: The lives and times of Africans in Guangzhou