Interview with China’s 3Dreams Director Nick Torrens – The Last New Wave

China’s 3Dreams is a documentary by director Nick Torrens that looks at the history of China, and the ‘three dreams’ that help shape the country going forward. It’s a truly fascinating, eye opening film that I am really glad I was able to watch, and most importantly, was able to discuss with Nick. Thanks to the output of this years Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, I’ve been exposed to some truly great films that showcase stories from around the world that I never knew existed. China’s 3Dreams is one such film.

There are a lot of documentaries that Nick recommends seeking out at the end of the episode, so I’ll link to some of them here:

First of all, a link to Nick’s website where you can find out about his films. And some of the films he recommended; Putuparri and the Rainmakers by Nicole Ma, Contact by Bentley Dean & Martin Butler, Snow Monkey by George Gittoes, Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts by Scott Hicks, Hephzibah by Curtis Levy and Prison Songs by Kelrick Martin.

If you’re in Melbourne when China’s 3Dreams is playing, then make sure to buy a ticket here.

Listen to my interview with Complicit co-director Heather White here.

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