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Born in China: Protecting Pandas and Snow Leopards #EarthDay

Disneynature Born in China

Narrated by John Krasinski

In Theatres everywhere April 21

Born in China


About Born in China:

Disneynature, in its ongoing quest to bring the natural world to the big screen as never before, presents its most ambitious project to date, taking moviegoers on a grand journey into the wilds of China. “Born In China” follows the adventures of three animal families — the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey and the elusive snow leopard.

Featuring stunning imagery, the film navigates the vast terrain—from the frigid mountains to the heart of the bamboo forest—on the wings of a red-crowned crane, showcasing remarkably intimate family moments captured on film for the first time ever.

See Born in China opening week and Disneynature will make a donation in your honor to World Wildlife Fund to benefit wild pandas and snow leopards.


Epic Beauty

Hidden Majesty

Endless Wonder

These are the words used in the preview to describe Disneynature Born in China, but they don’t come close to describing how breathtakingly wondrous this movie truly is.

Born in China takes us on an intimate journey into the lives of 3 beautiful animal families over the course of a year. We meet YaYa the Panda and her new baby MeiMei; TaoTao, the 2 year old Golden Monkey whose life has been turned upside down by the birth of a baby sister; and Dawa, a gorgeous mother Snow Leopard and her two adorable cubs.

Beautiful. Harsh. Breathtaking. Tragic. Majestic. Conflict. Playful.  Heartbreaking. Family. LOVE. 

Born in China is all of these things and more. We connect with these animals, and we feel an attachment to them. We can relate to their struggles, and their triumphs. This is real life, unscripted, raw. Beautifully filmed and put together, we see no truly vicious fights or blood which allows Born in China to have a “G” rating for everyone.

born in china

Ultimately, Born in China is a Circle of Life journey from Spring to Spring. Life and Death, joy and sadness, strength and weakness, curiosity and fear, knowledge and confusion. We see the bond between a mother and her offspring is intense, inspiring, rewarding, hard, and full of sacrifice. The greatest thing we can ever do in this life is love unconditionally, just like the Pandas, and monkeys, and Snow Leopards.

I truly think this is a movie worth seeing. Documentaries are not normally near the top of my “must see” list, but Born in China is not your typical documentary. For 76 minutes nothing else mattered.  I was fully immersed in the life stories of these animals, and there was nothing else. It was as if time stood still, at least for 76 minutes. I was fully expecting my son to get bored half way through the movie, or need to use the washroom, or want to go home, but he didn’t. He loved it. Like me, he connected with the animals, he felt their happiness, and he felt their sadness too.

born in china

For more information on Disneymade’s Born in China, visit the official website!

Website http://nature.disney.com/born-in-china

To keep in touch with Disney, you can visit them on social media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WaltDisneyStudiosCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DisneyStudiosCA 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/disneystudioscanada

Follow along on social media by using the #BorninChina hashtag!

Andrea resides in Calgary, Alberta, and is the proud mom to five boys between the ages of 7-22. Running mainly on coffee and sarcasm, in her spare time she enjoys listening to Canadian Rock, watching Calgary Flames hockey, reading YA Dystopian novels, binge watching 90s television on Netflix, and entering contests.


Disclosure: I received passes to attend the advanced screening of Disneynature Born in China. Opinions in this post are honest, and my own, and have not been altered or influenced in any way.

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  1. jan

    I never get tired of watching these animal movies and shows!

  2. Elizabeth Matthiesen

    I do hope that I’m going to get to see this movie, I always find such movies fascinating and as a Disney movie this one should be marvellous I believe. 🙂

  3. Michelle W

    Seems like a great family movie! Would love to see it!

  4. Oh wow. This would be a beautiful film to watch. I love animals.
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  5. Emily Endrizzi

    This sounds like a fantastic movie! My kids would definitely enjoy it.

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