Headlines from China: China Now Has Over 68,000 Movie Screens

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As of December 23, China has 68,922 movie screens nationwide including 8843 screens newly built in 2019, according to the data from the National Committee of Film Development Fund. Read More

Headlines from China: 4K Restored Version of ‘Life Is Beautiful’ May Get Theatrical Release In China

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The 4K restored version of Italian classic film Life Is Beautiful, directed by Roberto Benigni, has passed Chinese censors and may get a theatrical release in China next year, according to sources familiar with the matter. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at 2019 Foreign “Buyout” Films in China

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Japan overtook the US as the biggest "buyout" film exporter with a total of 24 titles. Only 17 US productions were theatrically released in China this year. Read More

Headlines from China: New Self-rated PG-13 Animated Film to Release in China

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Produced by Enlight Media's animation studio Color Room, the 2019 animated film Miaoxiansheng has been scheduled to release on December 31. Posters and a newly released trailer of Miaoxiansheng include a warning that says the film may not be appropriate for audiences under 13. Read More

Headlines from China: Will China Release Huayi Brothers’ ‘Eight Hundred’ Soon?

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‘Eight Hundred’ might be allowed to eventually release this year to ensure China's box office growth. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Damp Season’ Produced by Pema Tseden and Geng Jun Enters IFFR

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Produced by Pema Tseden and Geng Jun, the drama feature film Damp Season is selected into the Bright Future section at the 49th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). Read More

Headlines from China: Shanghai Disneyland to Build First ‘Zootopia’ Themed Zone

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The new expansion will be the 8th themed zone at the Shanghai Disneyland, and the first-ever Zootopia-themed zone at a Disney park worldwide. Read More

‘Give Me Liberty,’ ‘Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains’ Win Top Prizes in Macao

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American comedy film Give Me Liberty and Chinese family drama Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains won the Best Film prizes in the “International Competition” and "New Chinese Cinema" sections at the 4th IFFAM. Read More

Headlines from China: China May Further Open Performing Arts Market to Foreign Investments 

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China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism recently announced new regulations (draft) to further strengthen regulations on the public performance market. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Saturday Fiction’ Cancels December 7 Release

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Posted on the day set as its opening day, the announcement said that the film team decided to "adjust the original release date" and the new date is yet to be announced. Read More

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