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

China Box Office: ‘Guardians 2’ Wins Weekend Handily, But India’s ‘Dangal’ On The Rise

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Despite a $47 million first-place debut by the Disney/Marvel sequel, the weekend's biggest winner was Aamir Khan's wrestling drama Dangal which garnered the highest user-ratings on record in China. Read More

Beijing’s Film Festival Must Put Movies Before Money

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The Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) came to a close on April 23 after the usual scramble for tickets, a week’s worth of film previews and social mixers, and screenings thronging with movie buffs. Read More

Beijing International Film Festival: Aamir Khan to Promote New Film, Korean Exclusion Not Political

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One of Bollywood's biggest stars is on his way to China to promote his new film, and a Chinese film official has stated that the absence of Korean titles at the Beijing International Film Festival is "not political." Read More

Beijing International Film Festival

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Beijing International Film Festival is an international culturalexchange activity held by State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China and People’s Government of Beijing Municipality.  In the past five years, the film festival has attracted thousands of global film elites and industrial representatives to come to Beijing. For Read More

Beijing International Film Festival Announces Competition Films, Jury Members

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Joining actor Jean Reno (The Crimson Rivers), director Rob Minkoff (The Lion King), and jury head Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror) are Chinese actress Jiang Wenli (Farewell My Concubine), Romanian director Radu Jude (Scarred Hearts), Hong Kong director (The Illegal Immigrant), and producer Paolo del Brocco (Fire at Sea). Read More

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Passes China Censorship

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Disney’s "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" has been approved for cinemas in China, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date is yet to be announced. Read More

Korean Movies Face Beijing International Film Festival Ban: Report

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Hollywood should take note that the current freeze on Korean films, television, and popular music could similarly be employed against American entertainment if a trade war or other dispute between China and the US emerged. Read More

‘Moonlight’ to Screen at Beijing International Film Festival, Maybe More

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Even if it doesn’t secure a wide release, "Moonlight" will be coming to the Beijing International Film Festival in April, according to A24. Read More

Danish filmmaker Bille August to Chair Beijing Film Festival Competition Jury

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The Oscar-winning director has forged close ties with the Chinese film industry in recent years, opening a studio in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, and serving as a “culture consultant” for the city. Read More