10 of Hong Kong Actor Leslie Cheung’s Most Memorable Films

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In 2003, hugely popular Hong Kong heart-throb Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing shocked the world when he leapt to his death. To mark the 15th anniversary of his death, we take a look at his 10 most iconic films. Read More

Alibaba Pictures President Says Don’t Give Up

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Timeless themes are on Zhang’s mind these days as she tries to steer Alibaba Pictures—the film unit of China’s biggest e-commerce company—into a technologically evolving future. She set up shop in the Los Angeles area in 2016, tasked by CEO Jack Ma to develop Alibaba’s entertainment business and find stories to share with the content-hungry audience in China, soon to be the largest movie market in the world. Read More

Confessions of a China Live Streamer

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Having garnered a huge audience streaming on Momo, Yizhibo, Meipai, and Huajiao, Lauren Hallanan has the first-hand insights into China's live streaming sector. Read More

Actor and Restaurant Owner Michael Chow on Being Chinese in Hollywood

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As Mr. Chow celebrates its 50th anniversary, Michael Chow spoke to CFI about Hollywood, art, life, and being Chinese. Read More

Elaine Chin: Digital’s Impact on Hollywood-China Entertainment

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How blockbusters and digital platforms are changing Hollywood’s relationship with China. Read More

5 Things You Didn’t Know about ‘Tomb Raider’ Star Daniel Wu

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Successful actor, producer and martial artist Daniel Wu Yin-cho shows no signs of slowing down. Check out five interesting facts about Hong Kong’s heartthrob. Read More

Johnnie To, Hong Kong Cinema and the Mainland

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Straddling their home turf and the highly profitable Mainland market, Johnnie To and Milkyway Image may be emblematic of challenges faced by Hong Kong cinema more widely – and of ways to tackle them. Read More

Manhattan Mystery: Chen Sicheng Brings ‘Detective Chinatown’ Series to New York City

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Writer-director Chen Sicheng talks about his experience of shooting "Detective Chinatown 2" in New York City for 40 days over the fall. It was the first Chinese-language production in the U.S. to use union crews. Read More

Scott Ross in Beijing: “China is Making Big Mistakes”

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Chris Colman joined Digital Domain co-founder and visual effects pioneer Scott Ross to discuss China’s Hollywood ‘mistakes’, its quest to make global movies and the realities of VR. Read More

In Their Words: Film Shows Real Lives of Africans in China

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Documentary filmmakers aim to transform how African communities are portrayed in media. Read More