The New Filmmakers Redefining Chinese Independent Cinema

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Up-and-coming directors are eschewing epic documentaries about a changing society in favor of sensitive examinations of the self. Read More

Headlines from China: Emerging Trends of the Chinese Film Market

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Emerging trends of the Chinese film market were manifested during The 8th Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: These Three Genres Unlikely to Thrive in China

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On April 19, a panel on screenwriting took place at the Beijing International Film Festival. Top screenwriters and industry executives talk about the current state and future development of genre films in China. Read More

Headlines from China: The 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival Open for Submissions

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The second edition of the Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF) is set to take place from October 11-20 this year, according the festival’s official website. The festival also announced call for submissions, seeking films from all around the world. Read More

Headlines from China: Celina Jade to Star in Mahua Funage’s New Film

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American-Hong Kong actress Celina Jade, who is best known for starring in the 2017 blockbuster "Wolf Warrior 2," has joined Mahua Funage's new film "Hello, Mrs. Money" as Mrs. Money. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Film Hotel Raises $16 Million in Series A Financing

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China’s Film Hotel, a movie-themed hotel chain integrating on-demand theater into hotel rooms, recently raised 100 million yuan ($16 million) in its series A financing led by IDG Capital. Read More

Gay Films Have a Real Hard Time in China

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With ‘Call Me by Your Name’ banned from a Beijing showing, CFI's content partner Sixth Tone looks at which LGBT films made it to Chinese screens — and which were given the shaft. Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Top 100, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

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In this article, WeChat media account yiqipaidianying lists China box office top 100 from 2008 up to today with adjustment for ticket price inflation. This time, it's James Cameron's 2009 film Avatar that tops the chart. Number two is last year's box office smash hit Wolf Warrior 2. Read More

Headlines from China: The Disappearance of Female Leads in China’s Box Office Hits

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Since Wolf Warrior 2 was crowned king of the Chinese box office last year, female characters in China's box office hits become less and less memorable. Read More

Headlines from China: Beijing International Film Festival Announces Partial Lineup

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The 8th Beijing International Film Festival just announced the first batch of films to be screened this year at the festival. Award season favorites, such as Get Out, Call Me By Your Name, and The Disaster Artist, appeared on the list. Read More