Watch The Revolutionary
- 1 hr 32 min
This biographical documentary film debuted in 2013. The film is about the life of Sidney Rittenberg, an American soldier who decided to stay in China and join the Communist party there after World War II. See Rittenberg's journey as he rises through the ranks of the party to become a top official at the Chinese Broadcast Administration, an agency responsible for publishing the communist regime's propaganda. From humble soldier, to director of a propaganda agency working along powerful figures such as Mao Zedong and even being imprisoned by the same regime he worked for, this gripping documentary reveals how Sidney Rittenberg left his mark on 20th century history in China.