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The Six: Titanic's Last Secret

1 x 60 / 72 / 97 HD

Executive produced by James Cameron, this is the extraordinary story of the six forgotten Chinese survivors of the Titanic. On arrival in New York, these survivors were accused of dishonourable behaviour by the press and escorted out of the country within 24 hours. They were never interviewed; they just disappeared. 


In this award-winning film, an international team of researchers sets out to uncover their story for the first time, tracking down descendants, debunking myths and racist assumptions, and learning what really happened to these remarkable men. This epic journey takes us across continents from China to the USA, Canada and the UK. Along the way, we discover the survivors’ involvement in the first world war, the immigration policies that singled them out for discrimination and the secret repatriations that shaped their lives. 


Featuring exclusive James Cameron interviews, stunning animations, and Titanic movie footage, including a previously unreleased deleted scene, this story of discrimination and survival against the odds is more relevant than ever, today.


Vancouver International Film Festival 2021 - WINNER: Insights Audience Award


Immigration Film Festival 2021 - WINNER: Best Historical Documentary


Friday Harbor Film Festival 2021 - WINNER: Best Documentary Feature


Filmocracy Fest 2021 - WINNER: Best Documentary Feature


Beloit International Film Festival 2022 - WINNER: Golden Laurels Award


Beijing International Film Festival 2021 - WINNER: Special Jury Prize


China Academy Awards of Documentary Film 2021 - WINNER: Grand Jury Prize, WINNER: Best Editing


Chinese Documentary Film Festival 2022 - WINNER: International Communication Prize. WINNER: Special Recommendation for Director


Bangkok International Documentary Awards 2021 - WINNER: Best Documentary Feature


"A clear-eyed examination of global racism and various nations’ anti-Chinese immigration policies, whose ramifications are still felt today" - The Hollywood Reporter

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