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Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Docu about brave teen taking on oppressive government.

Movie NR 2017 79 minutes
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This is a thoughtful, engrossing documentary for mature teens and their families. Director Joe Piscatella does an admirable job using inspiring and sometimes upsetting footage to intimately monitor the struggles of a group of dedicated teenagers pledged to keeping Hong Kong a free entity for themselves and coming generations. Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower may inspire high schoolers to learn more about the history of Hong Kong and China. Scenes in which people suffer the pain of tear gassing by police and forcible arrests may be disturbing to younger or sensitive kids.

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