Up We Soar
DOCUMENTARY 50 mins Yan Ma
Set in the backdrop of Communist China's ruthless persecution of the spiritual group Falun Gong, Up We Soar is a mother-daughter story of courage, love, and compassion in the darkest of times.
A beautiful 7-year-old girl Fuyao is devastated when her parents are arrested and thrown into prison for their faith. Bullied and humiliated, Fuyao refuses to be crushed by the gigantic repressive regime. She and her mom find extraordinary means to connect through the iron bars and grow together.