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This documentary explores &NFi;yang ban xi&NFi_;, revolutionary operas the Chinese government produced during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) that extolled the virtues of Mao and Communism. Director Yan Ting Yuen blends archival footage and modern-day interviews with live performances of these propaganda pieces. Once scorned by serious artists as overblown, flag-waving drivel, yang ban xi is now recognized for its place in China's cultural history.