Headlines from China: This December, China’s Hainan International Film Festival Has Ambitious Plans

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Since its inception in 2018, Hainan International Film Festival has quickly become one of the most important film festivals in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Hong Kong Filmmaker Ann Hui Received Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award At Venice Film Festival

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Celebrated Hong Kong director Ann Hui is granted the Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement award at the 77th Venice Film Festival. This is the first time a female director received this recognition. Read More

Headlines from China: 15th Changchun Film Festival Kicked Off, 40 Classic Foreign Films to Be Screened

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Following the success of film festivals in Shanghai and Beijing, the 15th Changchun Film Festival in Northeast China's Jilin Province kicked off its opening ceremony on Saturday. For 2020, the film festival set up a new unit that selected 40 films from among more than 600 classic films from abroad for the festival's international film exhibition unit. Read More

Headlines from China: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ Nabs $30 Million During First Three-Day Debut in China

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Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” added a further $30 million from the Middle Kingdom’s box office during the past three-day debut weekend, taking the overseas cume to $216 million after two consecutive sessions of international rollouts. Read More

Headlines from China: First Reviews in, How Does Disney’s Long-Awaited ‘Mulan’ Hold Up?

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Disney’s wuxi remake of the legendary Chinese folklore tale “The Ballad of Mulan” finally met with the audience on Disney+ yesterday. What do people think about this live-action remake? Read More

Headlines from China: Funded by Chinese Auteur Jia Zhangke, the 4th 86358 Short Film Festival Puts a Spotlight on Lesser-Known Short Films

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While droves of established filmmakers gathered at the Beijing International Film Festival, hundreds of up-and-coming young filmmakers and cinephiles rushed to an alternative film festival held from Aug 23-28 in Jiajiazhuang, a remote village in Fenyang city, North China's Shanxi province. Read More

Headlines from China: Liu Cixin’s Sci-Fi Trilogy ‘The Three-Body Problem’ to be Adapted as Netflix Series

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China’s cultural company Yoozoo Group and the U.S. streaming giant Netflix announced Tuesday that they would jointly launch a new dramatic series inspired by the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi trilogy "The Three-Body Problem.” Read More

Headlines from China: Young People’s Favorite Bilibili Invested $66 Million in Film and TV Studio Huanxi Media

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Young people’s favorite video platform Bilibili has taken a 9.9 percent stake ($66 million in U.S. dollars) in Huanxi Media, the rising film and TV studio whose major shareholders including directors Xu Zheng, Zhang Yimmou and Ning Hao. Read More

Headlines from China: Nominees for 35th China’s Hundred Flowers Film Awards Unveiled

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Five 2019 blockbuster films, including "My People, My Country," "Ne Zha" and "The Wandering Earth," have been nominated in the best film category at the 35th Hundred Flowers Awards, a top film honor conferred every two years based on public voting results. Read More

Headlines from China: TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer Resigns As US Pressure Mounts

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Kevin Mayer, chief executive officer of the embattled video-sharing app Tiktok, said on Wednesday that he has decided to leave the company as the current U.S. administration’s pressure on banning the app mounts quickly. Read More

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