WATCH: A Day to Forget? Many Young Chinese Don’t Know About June 4

This short film was taken in Beijing on June 4, 2005, exactly 16 years after the People’s Liberation Army opened fire on students protesting for democracy in Tiananmen Square.

Watch the variety of reactions to the simple question: “Do you know what day it is today?”

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