The danger is palpable as intrepid young filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. Marked as enemies of the state, the activists are under constant government surveillance and face interrogation, harassment, and imprisonment. Sparrow, who gained notoriety with her advocacy work for sex workers’ rights, continues to champion girls’ and women’s rights and arms herself with the power and reach of social media.Hooligan Sparrow featuring Ye Haiyan is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a documentary and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (417 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Vudu & 1 other).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#106 Ranked in News Movies
#1265 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#3797 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy
Hooligan Sparrow has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (417 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.