In the Name of Confucius

Screening Time

Fri, May 26, 2017 – 03:00 PM – Ravine Room


In the Name of Confucius is the first documentary exposing the Chinese government’s multi-billion dollar Confucius Institute program and its global controversies, i.e. loss of academic integrity, human-rights violations, and national security infringements.

The film visits universities and schools across Canada, and follows the TDSB trustees as they make their landmark decision whether to invite the Confucius Institute (CI) into Toronto classrooms, amidst heavy protests. In the Name of Confucius also features exclusive access to the only known defector Sonia Zhao, a former CI teacher who catalyzed the first ever closure of a CI in North America at McMaster University. Re-enactments star reigning Miss World Canada.




Emerging Filmmaker

Creative Team


Doris Liu


Doris Liu, Leon Lee, Alan Mendelsohn


Doris Liu

Production Company

Mark Media Corp.

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