Qiu Yang Becomes First Chinese Director To Win Short Film Palme d’Or

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Director Qiu Yang became the first Chinese filmmaker to win the prestigious Palme d’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival awards on Sunday. Read More

Local China Producer Begs Exhibitors to Fend off ‘Pirates’

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Increased competition from foreign films is starting to rankle local filmmakers, with one prominent producer pleading with exhibitors to not “let local films die at the starting line." Read More

‘Lost City of Z’ Trims Runtime to Take on ‘Wonder Woman’

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Amazon Studios/Bleecker Street’s "The Lost City of Z" has had a quarter of its run time slashed in order to screen in China, the world’s second largest entertainment market. Read More

At Cannes, Jia Zhangke Calls for Relaxation of Chinese Film Law

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China's leading auteur director Jia Zhangke has called on his fellow filmmakers to continue to push for changes to the country’s new film law to ensure independent films make it onto the international stage. Read More

‘Lion’ Set for June 23 China Release

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The Weinstein Company’s "Lion" has scored a Friday, June 23, release date in China — seven months after its North American debut. Read More

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Producers Sued for Alleged Copyright Breaches

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The filmmakers behind "Wolf Warriors 2," the sequel to the 2015 action hit, are under fire on at least two fronts, just a day after the launch of its international trailer. Read More

CFI Interview: ‘Power Rangers’ Actor Ludi Lin

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The Power Rangers have come a long way since Ludi Lin, who plays the Black Power Ranger in the latest iteration of the teen-superhero franchise, was first introduced to them. Read More

Wanda Cinema Line To Acquire 1.9 Percent Stake In Bona Film Group

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New Bona cinemas -- including both newly constructed and newly purchased cinemas -- will now become a part of Wanda Cinema Line, according to the agreement. Read More

‘The Lost City of Z’ Set for June 2 China Release

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The Brad Pitt-produced film will screen in China less than two months after its North American debut. Read More

Disney Teams Up With China’s Jiaxing Media To Develop Live-Action Movies

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Walt Disney Studios has struck a deal with China’s Jiaxing Media to develop a number of live-action movies. Read More

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