Headlines from China: The Latest Chinese Food Documentary You Should Check Out 

The Latest Chinese Food Documentary You Should Check Out 

Following the success of A Bite of China and Flavorful Origin, the last hit Chinese food documentary focuses on breakfast. Titled Breakfast in China, this documentary takes audiences on a journey to find the most popular local breakfast dishes at morning markets across China. On Chinese social media Weibo, shared articles on this documentary have been viewed over 200 million times. Produced by Haixia TV and Tencent, the show is available on Tencent Video. The first series has 35 episodes and east episode is only about five minutes long. Read more on China News Weekly

Zhejiang Talent Television and Film Reports A $138 Million Loss for 2018

On April 30, Zhejiang Talent Television and Film Co. reported financial results for the 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. According to its annual report for 2018, Talent Television & Film Co. lost RMB927 million (US$138 M) last year. It has exceeded RMB428 million, the total amount of its net profits for the past three years after it went public in 2015. In addition, according to its 2019 Q1 report, actress Fan Bingbing is no longer listed as one of the company’s top ten shareholders. As Fan was one of the major partners of the company, it indicates that the core business of Talent Television and Film Co. has been strongly affected. Read more on Yema Financial

German Film ‘Heidi’ Scores China Release

It was announced that German film Hedi has been scheduled to release in China on May 15. A poster and a trailer have also been released. The 2015 film has a score of 8.9/10 on Chinese IMDb-like website Douban and has been selected in its top 250 list. Based on Swiss classic novel of the same name, the film is directed by Alain Gsponer and stars Anuk Steffen, Bruno Ganz, and Katharina Schüttler. Read more on Xinhua