China Rises is a four-part groundbreaking documentary special that takes you inside modern China like no other program has ever done. Created by an international team of documentary filmmakers from CBC, The New York Times and ZDF, the series is a vibrant portrait of an ascending power. The four-hour international production combines stunning, breathtaking images of China's cities and countryside with unparalleled intimate access to the men and women living an economic, political and social revolution — and those left on the sidelines. Each episode reveals a different revolutionary transformation: Episode 1: Getting Rich, The Economic Boom; Episode 2: City of Dreams, Shanghai & the New Middle Class; Episode 3: Food is Heaven, How Will China Feed Itself?; Episode 4: Party Games, Politics Through the Eyes of the 2008 Olympic Games. Gemini Award (2006): Best Documentary Series.