Du Haibin (1972) – born in Xian, China, studied cinematography in the Beijing Film Academy followed by an interest in film, photography, and broadcasting. His most well-known work Along the Railway (2001) received Special Mention at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival and Stone Mountain (2006) that deals with the workers’ life in the quarry far from China was selected for the 2005 Busan International Film Festival’s AND Dongseo Asia Fund. A story about the survivors of the Sichuan earthquake, 14:28 won the best documentary in the Orizzonti section of the 2009 Venice International Film Festival. Du is currently recognized as one of the most active documentary directors in China. Du Haibin is a director of A Young Patriot presented during 13. edition of the festival Millennium Docs Against Gravity.