DAILY BRIEF

Jan 19, 2021

NEWS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS

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    China Box Office: Mid-January Weekend Weighs in at $47 Million

    While the individual films’ scores are modest, six movies in China achieved grosses over the past weekend that were stronger than any film in North America. Variety

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    10 Chinese Animated Films You Should See

    Chinese animation has its roots in the early 1900s, mostly getting its start in advertising commercials. Though Japanese animation tends to take up the spotlight, China has produced some wonderful and original must-see films over the years. CBR

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    'A Little Red Flower' Wins Another Quiet Weekend

    The Chinese romantic drama has climbed to $182.8 million, despite allegations from some filmgoers that it's a rip-off of 20th Century Fox's 2014 hit 'The Fault in Our Stars.' The Hollywood Reporter

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    LA Chinese Film Festival is Screening 4 LGBTQ+ Shorts Online From this Weekend

    The Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival (LACFF) has done it again. After virtually screening nine indie productions for free last year, LACFF recently announced the showcasing of four works of queer cinema for the first month of 2021. RADII China

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    Bilibili Presents China’s First Virtual Idol Musical Film

    On Jan. 16, China’s leading video streaming platform Bilibili partnered with Shanghai Media Tech to present China’s first virtual idol musical film Vox Ultima (创世之音), meaning the voice from the new world. Pandaily