Poster of the film Iris
Chang -- The Rape of Nanking [Photo:
A documentary about the late Chinese-American author Iris Chang
Chunru is scheduled to premiere on Monday in Toronto, Canada.
The 10-million-yuan film Iris Chang -- The Rape of
Nanking chronicles Chang's 36-year life story.
Chang was born in Princeton, New Jersey, on March 28, 1968. She
was a journalist and copywriter for top US newspapers before she
became an author.
She is well-known for her book The Rape of Nanking, a
history about the 1937 Nanjing Massacre during the Japanese
invasion of China. The book was published in 1997.
Chang committed suicide on November 9, 2004.
(CRI November 11, 2007)