Independent Lens Hidden Letters (PBS Monday March 27, 2023)



Independent Lens

Today Monday March 27, 2023, there is a new episode of Independent Lens.

Hidden Letters

During restrictive periods in Chinese history, when many women were denied the right to education, ladies would fold fans and handkerchiefs to hide letters written in the once-secret written language of Nüshu. Two contemporary women seeking refuge from oppression turn to Nüshu, where they explore links between classical Chinese femininity and modern feminism.

Airdate: Monday March 27, 2023 at 22:00 on PBS

Season 24 Episode 12

Independent Lens is an anthology of independent documentary films.

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