True Story of China’s Titanic Survivors, Executive Produced by James Cameron, Heads to Cinemas

The Six,” a documentary film shining a searchlight on the little-known Chinese aspects of the familiar Titanic story is headed for theatrical release next month in the Middle Kingdom.

With James Cameron on board as executive producer and contributor, it could make waves in other markets as well.The 97-minute feature will debut in Chinese theaters on April 16, around the 109th anniversary of the “Titanic” sinking, with the release handled by local distributor QC Media.

A 60-minute version has been prepared for TV.

London-based specialist factual distributor Tvf International is handling the global rights.Despite events taking place over 100 years ago, the anti-Asian fall-out of 1912 has close parallels with the racism and antagonisms of the past year.

The Titanic’s six Chinese survivors miraculously escaped the shipwreck only to be vilified and refused entry to the U.S.

within 24 hours of their arrival.

They have been all but erased from the history books.

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