Pay Television Company StarTimes Media will broadcast popular micro documentary The Chinese Dream – 365 Stories produced by Beijing Radio & Television Station. This is the only micro-documentary series in China with 365 story units, focusing on the Chinese dreams and its people, with a vision of telling the original and authentic stories of ordinary people.
The documentaries present unique character narratives that portray the features of the current era, all through extraordinary film-shooting techniques.
“In our effort to boost our informative content and enable our subscribers understand different cultures, we are set to broadcast up to 100 episodes of The Chinese dream which will go a long way towards informing the audience of the working culture of the Chinese people through a series of high quality productions,” noted StarTimes Regional Marketing Director, Mr. Aldrine Nsubuga.
Launched by the Information Office of Beijing Municipal Government, the 100-episode micro-documentary The Chinese Dream – 365 Stories Season 4 will be available on StarTimes’s digital television network and online video platform in English, French and Portuguese throughout the African continent, beginning on December 27.
StarTimes combined network and platform covers 32 sub-Saharan African countries, including Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Mozambique, Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana, reaching 14 million African households of digital TV users and 28 million African mobile phone users.
The Chinese Dream – 365 Stories, now Season 4, has investigated the viewing preferences of audiences in Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon and other African countries, using the data of the previous three seasons, and carefully selected narratives based on their viewing habits and demands.
It will also include a comment section and lucky draws through the social media site Facebook to further improve audience participation and interaction. This show will provide access for African audiences to learn more about China, and enable them to have a vivid understanding of the capital city Beijing.