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

‘Youth’: Feng Xiaogang’s Paean to Nostalgia

 /  People  / 
How did a tear-jerker on the Cultural Revolution beat Pixar’s animated film “Coco” at the Chinese box office, which is usually dominated by big-budget, popcorn films? Read More

Who Is Kris Wu? Meet the Chinese Actor and Millennial Icon

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You can love or hate Kris Wu, but you can’t ignore him. With over 27 million Weibo followers and another 5.6 million Instagram fans, the 27-year-old actor-singer-songwriter is one of the most influential superstars in China. Read More

The Top 10 Chinese Actresses You Need to Know

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We handpicked 10 Chinese actresses whom we think every filmmaker, and anyone who is interested in the Chinese film industry should know. Read More

Chinese Documentary Explores Relationship Between Humans and Nature

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Experimental documentary by filmmaker Ning Jiawei dives into the complex relationship between humans and nature. Read More

Meet Vicky Chen, This Year’s Rising Star in Chinese Language Cinema

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The 14-year-old star Vicky Chen is definitely on the rise. For someone of such a tender age, she has already achieved much. Read More

Chan-tastic! Legendary Action Star Jackie Chan Seeks Transition to More Dramatic Roles

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After more than 130 movies in which he perfected his own comic persona and a delirious slapstick and acrobatic fighting style, the 63-year-old action star has set his sights on becoming a dramatic actor. Read More