Documentary Looks at ‘Xmas Without China’
As American shoppers pinch pennies this holiday season, a new documentary takes a personal look at the U.S.-China trade deficit of over $220 billion.
It challenges a California family to make Christmas happen without anything labeled “Made in China.”
In the upcoming hour-long film Xmas Without China, the Joneses accept the China-purge challenge from filmmakers Tom Xia and Alicia Dwyer and discover their American Dream is inseparable from a giant pool of low-cost labor in a country they’ve never visited.
“That’s what scares me. We don’t make anything,” Tessa says of America and Americans, asking: “What is our place in this world?”