Headlines from China: “Spring Tide”, An Exceptional Female Story

“Spring Tide”, An Exceptional Female Story

For film fans who have paid attention to the Chinese independent films last year, “Spring Tide” is one of the most important woman’s films in 2019. Made by the documentarist-turned feature filmmaker Yang Lina, this intimate feature film recounts the story of a Chinese woman who is caught between the emotional demands of her daughter and that of her mother’s. Supported by a well-chosen all-female cast, this film brought home the Audience’s Award from 2019 FIRST International Film Festival. Through this special mother-daughter relationship, director Yang examined women born in different eras of Chinese history. Here is an exclusive interview with the director. Read more movie1958

Bilibili’s Ambition: To Build An Empire, or to Build an Ecosystem?

The two major Internet giants Alibaba and Tencent are also the two major investors in Chinese Internet industry. Bilibili, as one of the youngest and fast-growing Internet company, is thought to be the next Internet giant who will also be the next generation of Internet industry investors. In fact, Bilibili has been actively on the investment front line for many years. So far, Bilibili has invested in 78 companies, including 8 Internet technology companies, 57 content creation companies, 13 gaming companies and 1 traveling agency. As a whole, Bilibili’s influence has reached every corners of the ACG industry (Anime, Comic and Games). Read more on jinbubo