Shanghai International Film Festival Announces Low-Voltage Jury

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The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), set for June 17-26, on Friday announced the jury for its Golden Goblet competition, a distinguished but somewhat less star-studded group than for April's Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Actor and Singer Leon Lai Directing Debut Feature ‘Wine War’

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Beijing-born Canto-cutie Leon Lai is no stranger to Chinese movies, but he's taking his first turn behind the camera, directing "Wine War," which opens Friday at local cinemas. Read More

CFI Interview: ‘Power Rangers’ Actor Ludi Lin

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The Power Rangers have come a long way since Ludi Lin, who plays the Black Power Ranger in the latest iteration of the teen-superhero franchise, was first introduced to them. Read More

Disney Teams Up With China’s Jiaxing Media To Develop Live-Action Movies

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Walt Disney Studios has struck a deal with China’s Jiaxing Media to develop a number of live-action movies. Read More

Zhang Yimou Says China Needs to Produce Better Movies

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Chinese director Zhang Yimou sounded more like a government representative than an artist during an interview with CNBC Thursday, but admitted that the quality of China's films remains an issue. Read More

Chinese Film Added to Cannes Competition after Conspicuous Absence

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Cannes Film Festival organizers announced the addition of the Li Ruijun’s (李睿珺) film to the prestigious event’s competition line-up on Thursday, reversing what had appeared to be a snub of Chinese film for the second year running. Read More

China Film Insiders: Winston Ma

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The Managing Director of the PRC's sovereign wealth fund says, “Data to the next generation digital economy is like oil to the machine, or bullets to a gun.” Read More

Director Feng Xiaogang Comments on Cannes, San Sebastian, and ‘Youth’

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One of China's most popular directors, Feng Xiaogang spoke about Cannes, "Madame Bovary," and his new film "Fang Hua." Read More

Fan Bingbing Joins Cannes Jury, Makes Time Magazine List

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Fan Bingbing's fame and stature continue to increase, as one of the world's highest-paid film figures joins the 70th Cannes Film Festival jury, along with Hollywood star Will Smith, and Spanish film stalwart Pedro Almodovar. Read More

China’s Biggest Movie Mogul Doesn’t Go to the Movies

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Wang Jianlin “only goes to the cinema once a year, with his mother," according to a Financial Times report this week which cited an associate of the Dalian Wanda Group CEO. Read More

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