Nanfu Wang’s Film makes Oscar Documentary Shortlist

Nanfu Wang’s Film makes Oscar Documentary Shortlist

NewsDoc Aluma Nanfu Wang’s debut film Hooligan Sparrow has made the Oscar Documentary Shortlist, where it sits among other documentary films that mostly focus on politics and race. Hooligan Sparrow, which follows a Chinese human rights activist as she searches for justice against an elementary school principal who sexually abused six girls, has already won several awards and has been shown at many film festivals across the world, including the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. To watch the News & Documentary alumna’s documentary, head to Netflix for an instant stream or purchase the film through the Hooligan Sparrow official website. Follow Wang and Hooligan Sparrow on Twitter for more updates regarding the film.