The large-scale documentary “First Level Response” is launched, showing the story of Wuhan’s fight against the epidemic in a panoramic view
China News Online, April 8th (Wang Ji) The anti-epidemic documentary “Level 1 Response” co-produced by Shanghai Radio and Television Station and Hubei Radio and Television Station will be broadcast on Dragon TV and Hubei Satellite TV at the same time from the 8th. The fireworks depict the epic of the era, vividly telling the anti-epidemic spirit of life first, the whole country is united, giving up life, respecting science, and sharing destiny.
After the outbreak of the epidemic in 2020, the “First Level Response” film crew rushed to Wuhan to shoot when the risk was greatest, leaving a lot of precious historical footage for that difficult period. The whole film strictly observes the time node of the white paper, and expands the narrative according to the linear narrative. There are 5 episodes in total, and each episode is 50 minutes.
Documentary “First Level Response”. Photo courtesy of SMG Documentary Center
Among them, “January” records the state from the outbreak of the epidemic to the “closing of the city” in Wuhan, showing how the national level is determined and determined to prevent the spread of the epidemic; “February” presents The individual stories in the early days of “closing the city” witnessed moments such as hospital renovation, support from all directions, construction of shelters, and turning points of the epidemic; “March” tells the positive changes ushered in in the mid-term of the epidemic, and the story closely revolves around the theme of “protecting people’s lives” “April” focuses on the moment of “unblocking”, and key nodes such as the withdrawal of medical teams, national ceremonies, Wuhan “unblocking”, and resumption of production have been deeply described; “May” focuses on the later stage of “unblocking” and tells the general How do people gradually get out of their wounds, how countries resume their daily routines, and how the international community exchanges anti-epidemic experience.
“First Level Response” aimed the camera at those amazing ordinary people. Community workers who have always been at the forefront of epidemic prevention; takeaway brothers who volunteer to serve medical staff; volunteer drivers who have driven 30,000 kilometers a month; people who played violin to cheer the city during the epidemic; in order to take care of grandma, he did not hesitate to go to the shelter hospital The “post-90s” girls who moved to the “Vulcan Mountain”; patients who shouted “Don’t cry, be strong, be aggressive”… These ordinary people present the simplest and most profound spiritual foundation of “Hero City” color.
“First Level Response” also combines a large amount of materials collected from netizens and citizens, especially the videos, photos and recordings from the mobile phones of Chinese medical staff, which hits the hearts of the people.
p > Documentary “First Level Response”. Photo courtesy of SMG Documentary Center
Although China has achieved major strategic results in the fight against the new crown pneumonia epidemic, it has created another heroic feat in the history of human struggle against the disease. However, the global epidemic in 2021 is still not optimistic.
It is reported that the broadcast of “First Level Response” is not only a tribute and encouragement to look back on history, but also hopes to use a calm, objective and three-dimensional lens to show the Chinese power and spirit in the global fight against the epidemic. Responsible with China, sorting out and sharing China’s anti-epidemic experience, can inspire and learn from more countries and regions. (End)