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Portraits for you - the life of Xibe ethnic group

Updated: 2017-01-19 09:16:43

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This documentary is about a little girl and her relationship with the culture of her ethnic origin, the Xibe ethnic group. The Xibe people live in Qapqal Xibe autonomous county, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. They have their own language, but it’s vanishing day by day.

This documentary focuses on the life of a little girl: her school, home, friends and family. In this context, the movie focuses on the preservation of the Xibe language and Xibe culture in her everyday routines. The girl appreciates her culture. She likes to dance the Xibe dance, sing Xibe songs and learn the Xibe language. In the movie, she represents the survival of the Xibe language.

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