Chinese Authorities to Reinforce Inspection over Games “Distorting History”

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Authorities in several provinces in China are reportedly reinforcing inspection over online games which distort history and spread explicit content, as reported by state media Xinhua. Read More

‘Coco’ Wins Over Chinese Hearts — and Wallets

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'Coco' has moved viewers with its affecting take on family, dreams, life and death — including some themes that movie reviewers said mirrored ancient Chinese philosophy. Read More

Headlines from China: China to Reward Cinemas for Showing More Local Films

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It was announced by China's film bureau on the Dec. 13 that movie theaters that generate over 55% of ticket sales from domestic films will be eligible for the rewards. Read More

The Rise of China’s Pan-Entertainment Industry: A Conversation with Creation Venture Partners

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The 34-year-old investor is the founding partner of Creation Venture Partners, a three-year-old Chinese venture firm focused on investing in the so-called “pan-entertainment” industry. Read More

The Death of Chinese Independent Cinema?

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Is independent cinema in China dead? Chinese indies have been in a cat-and-mouse game with the authorities since their beginnings in the 1990s. Read More

Russian Historical Epic ‘Viking’ and French War Thriller ‘HHhH’ Pass Chinese Censorship

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Two European epic films ‘Viking’ and ‘HHhH’(R-rating) have passed Chinese censorship. Read More

Is Winnie the Pooh Banned in China?

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Western news outlets are reporting that the A.A. Milne character has been banned, but searches still turn up plenty of material. Read More

China Denies Banning Personal VPNs, But Facebook Addicts Not In Clear

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Chinese authorities have stated that personal Virtual Private Networks will not be banned (in Chinese), but earlier this month, a popular VPN was shut down. Read More

Streaming Website Bilibili Breaks Silence Over Why It Took Films Offline

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Chinese video streaming website Bilibili announced on Weibo Thursday night that it took down some films for review but some speculate it is censorship. Read More

Chinese Cinemas to Show Propaganda Trailer Ahead of Screenings

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Industry insiders said that cinemas have been instructed to show one of four minute-long videos collectively titled “The Glory and the Dream” before every movie screening. Read More