DAILY BRIEF: Nov 20, 2020


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    Golden Horse Film Festival Boss Wen Tien-hsiang on Keeping up With the Times

    Wen Tien-hsiang is one of the few film festival bosses who have been able to go ahead with an in-person event this year. He spoke with Variety to describe the challenges that remain. Variety

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    Tibetan Director Pema Tseden’s 'Balloon' Deconstructs China’s Stringent Birth Control Laws

    Pema Tseden was the first-ever Tibetan student admitted to the renowned Beijing Film Academy, after applying for a scholarship in 2002. Since then, he has established himself as one of the region’s most compelling and interesting cinematic voices, becoming the frontman for the emergence of Tibetan New Wave. RADII China

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    Chinese Web Drama Adapted From Japanese Manga 'Hikaru no Go' Hailed by Chinese Netizens

    A Chinese web drama adapted from Japanese manga "Hikaru no Go" is getting positive reviews from Chinese netizens, many of whom are calling it a successful adaptation. "Qihun" has a 7.5/10 on major Chinese media review platform Douban and has become a hot topic on Sina Weibo as of Thursday. Global Times

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    Fan Bingbing Erased from Trailer for Long-Delayed Star-Studded Fantasy Drama

    Initially set for release in the summer of 2018, crazy-looking star-studded fantasy adventure film "Legend of Ravaging Dynasties 2" is finally making it to cinema screens this December. It’s a CGI-heavy celebrity vehicle featuring Kris Wu and all of the TFBoys — but one big name from the film is notably missing in the new trailer: Fan Bingbing. RADII China

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    Feinaki Animation Week Brings Independent Animation to Chinese Viewers

    For animation lovers in the Chinese capital, there's a good chance to enjoy many animated works in one go. The second Feinaki Beijing Animation Week kicked off Wednesday. And as for what's to come, a long list of films by independent animators from around the world will be available for screening in the next few days. CGTN