January 20, 2011 15:21 ET

Prize-Winning Documentary, China: The Rebirth of an Empire, Premieres on

Documentary Film Explores the Provocative Question of Whether China's Inevitable Evolution as a World Power Will Be Peaceful or Threatening

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 20, 2011) - "China: The Rebirth of an Empire," the prize-winning documentary directed and produced by brothers Jesse and Jeremy Veverka, makes its online debut on ( this month., an innovative online portal featuring intelligent and emotionally charged films for passionate movie buffs, is running the film free of charge for a six-month period starting in January.

The highly provocative independent film, which was chosen by for its authentic, blunt and even-handed approach to the subject matter, explores in great detail what many consider to be the most pressing global issue of our time: whether the inevitable re-emergence of China as a 21st-century world power will resemble a peaceful rise or a potential threat.

"The rise of China is the single biggest event in our generation," comments director and producer Jesse Veverka. "It encompasses everything from militarism, globalization and the financial crisis, to human rights, the environment and positive change."

Intelligent Discourse on a Difficult Question
Winner of Best Documentary at the 2010 Central Florida Film Festival, the 2010 Astoria/LIC Film Festival and Big Easy International Film Festival, "China: The Rebirth of an Empire" has been praised for its in-depth exploration of how China's evolution as a superpower will impact both its direct neighbors and the world at large. In the film, the Veverka brothers explore key issues such as free trade, North Korea's nuclear program, and the Pro-Tibet movement, all within the context of the national goals of an increasingly wealthy China. Filmed all over the Asian continent, "China: The Rebirth of an Empire" presents a wealth of perspectives -- from local Chinese citizens to the foremost experts on the economic and political landscapes. offers viewers a range of free movies online, including both high-quality mainstream and independent films. These movies, which consist mainly of independent films and documentaries, cover a wide-range of carefully chosen subjects that are emotionally gripping.
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