CFI Q&A: Filmmaker Emily Ting on “Go Back to China”

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The boldly titled “Go Back to China,” which opened in theaters on March 6, is the second feature by writer and director Emily Ting. The comedic story, about a spoiled Los Angeles party girl who is forced back to Shenzhen to work at her father’s toy factory after he cuts off her funds, was inspired Read More

Esther Eng: the Early LGBTQ+ Icon, Hollywood’s First Chinese Female Filmmaker

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She is remembered as America’s first Chinese female film writer, director and producer, a successful entrepreneur and open lesbian – why haven’t we heard about her until now? Read More

4 of Gong Li’s most memorable movies – from ‘Farewell My Concubine’ to ‘Mulan’

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As the renowned Chinese beauty celebrates her 55th birthday on New Year’s Eve, we look back at Gong Li’s most memorable roles – from Disney’s live-action Mulan remake to celebrated Asian cinema classics. Read More

R3 Nov: Would Actress Yang Zi’s Onscreen Popularity Translates to Commercial Success?

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Yang has differentiated herself from other popular actresses like Yang Mi, Angelababy, whose commercial success in fashion overshadowed their acting career. Read More

Bennett Pozil: Managing Deals and Teams Across Oceans

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East West Bank exec talks about growth, the future of Hollywood-China entertainment, and In N Out Burger. Read More

New Classics Media CEO On Sino-European Co-production Trends

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CEO of Chinese entertainment group New Classics Media and producer of the Chinese remake of ‘Perfect Strangers’ Li Ning talks about new trends in co-production, key elements of adapting international stories, and the future prospects for Sino-European collaborations. Read More

Cult-like Restaurant Exposes China’s Appetite for Ponzi Schemes

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Filmmaker Zhou Mingying discusses his surreal encounter with an authoritarian restaurateur while making his documentary ‘The Land of Peach Blossoms.’ The film premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) last year. Read More

From ‘Infernal Affairs’ to ‘God of Gamblers’: 10 of Andy Lau’s Top Movies

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A man with a prodigious work ethic, Andy Lau has starred in more than 150 movies. We look back at his illustrious career and select 10 of his very best films. Read More

Latest Little Fresh Meat You Need to Know: R3 August Celebrity Ranking

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For August, among the top 5 most buzzed celebrities on the consulting agency R3’s list, three are considered little fresh meat celebrities Read More