Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower review – a Hong Kong schoolboy takes the fight to China

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A rousing documentary profiles Joshua Wong, the adolescent activist who found fame with his protests against the Chinese government

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The Joshua of the title is Joshua Wong, an unassuming Hong Kong schoolboy who decided to pick a fight with the next global superpower, and won, at least initially. In 2011 14-year-old Wong and his Scholarism movement managed to defeat an effort to make China’s communist National Education curriculum mandatory in Hong Kong schools through the power of peaceful protest. It was the first victory an activist group managed in the territory since it came under Chinese rule in 1997, when Wong was a year old.

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