The Tibetan Filmmaker Fighting to Put Minority Stories on Screen

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Director Pema Tseden discusses his award-winning new movie “Balloon” and the struggle to promote diversity in China’s film industry. Read More

Trending in China: Silly Pun or Racist Insult? Debate Rages as Movie Pulled

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Adapted from a video game by the same name, the highly anticipated “Monster Hunter” made a brief appearance on the Chinese big screen over the weekend but was swiftly pulled following viewers’ disgust at a piece of dialogue between two soldiers. Read More

China Remembers Korean War With Volley of ‘Resist the US’ Films

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The new movies are among the first Korean War dramas to be shot in China since the country normalized relations with the U.S. in the 1970s. Read More

How ‘Sacrifice’ is Making Old-School Patriotism Cool Again

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The film, which has already made more than 350 million yuan domestically, draws from China’s cinematic past to tell a tale of heroism unburdened by doubts. Read More

Cut by a Minute, Zhang Yimou Film ‘One Second’ Secures China Release

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Regulators have finally approved the renowned director’s long-delayed Cultural Revolution drama, which is said to be 60 seconds shorter than when it was abruptly withdrawn from last year’s Berlin International Film Festival. Read More

Livestreaming Hits the Big Screen as China’s Box Office Booms

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China’s top e-commerce livestreaming stars are so recognizably in the mainstream that they are now appearing in movies (having already conquered the smaller screens). Read More

Team Effort VS Individualism – What is the Message Behind Box Office Smash Hit Volleyball Movie ‘Leap’?

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While general comments about the movie have trended online some people have questioned the overall message of the movie and whether individualism trumps team effort. Read More

‘Mulan’ Earnings Disappoint in First Weekend of China Box Office

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"Mulan" took in only $23.2 million by the end of its first weekend, according to industry watcher (link in Chinese), far less than analysts expected. The results bring the film’s total international box office to $37.6 million, Disney said. Read More

Netflix to Bring Chinese Sci-Fi’s ‘Three-Body’ Trilogy to Life

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Many sci-fi fans in China say they’re looking forward to a top-notch production, but some doubt whether the American streaming giant can do the famously abstract books justice. Read More