Ad Featuring Same-Sex Couple Wins Hearts and Minds in China

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Activists say the rare LGBT-friendly commercial is a step toward acceptance and equality. Read More

Headlines from China: Shanghai Launches Accessible Cinema Project for Visually Impaired Moviegoers

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Starting from January 25, visually impaired people can go to the "Love Cinemas" in Shanghai to enjoy the holiday movie "Lost in Russia" with their family and friends. Read More

Headlines from China: Five Chinese New Year Films to Release in IMAX

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Peter Chan's Leap, a film about China's national women's volleyball team along with four other Chinese films including Detective Chinatown 3, Lost in Russia, The Rescue, Vanguard, will be released in IMAX theaters during the upcoming Chinese new year holiday. Read More

Bytedance’s Douyin Reaches 400 Million Users

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Bytedance’s short video app Douyin has surpassed 400 million daily active users (DAU), according to its 2019 annual report released on Sunday. Read More

Headlines from China: What’s The Best Chinese Language Film in 2019, In Chinese Film Critics’ Opinion? 

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Hong Kong filmmaker Norris Wong's directorial debut, the 2019 indie film My Prince Edward has won the 5th annual Cinephile Prize, a film prize given by a jury that consists of a group of film critic from the Great China region. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Lands China Release

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Directed by Marielle Heller, the 2019 American drama film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood has been granted a theatrical release in mainland China. A Chinese film poster was also unveiled today, although a release date is yet to be determined. Read More

Headlines from China: BBC Series ‘Dracula’ to Stream in China and on Netflix Simultaneously

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BBC's 2020 drama series Dracula will premiere on Netflix and Chinese streaming platform Xigua Video (a ByteDance subsidiary) simultaneously on January 4. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at The Highest-grossing Chinese Actors

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By the end of 2019, there are five Chinese actors whose lifetime box office gross have crossed the RMB 10 billion mark. Read More

China’s Box Office Revenue Grew 5.4% in 2019, Bolstered by Domestic Films

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China’s film box office revenue rose 5.4% to 64.3 billion yuan ($9.2 billion) in 2019, a slower rate than its 9% growth during the previous year, state news agency Xinhua reported Thursday. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Marriage Story’ To Release in China

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Chinese distributor Road Pictures revealed on December 30 that 2019 American drama film Marriage Story has been imported to China for a theatrical release, although a release date is yet to be determined. Read More