Communist Youth League Criticizes ‘Dahufa’ for Its ‘Malicious’ Political Metaphors

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10 days after its release, Chinese animated film Dahufa has been criticized by the Communist Youth League for its "malicious" political metaphors. 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

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

China Animated Film ‘Have a Nice Day’ Scores Raft of Global Deals

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Fresh from being blocked from screening at the French animated film festival Annecy, Chinese animated black comedy "Have A Nice Day" has secured a number of deals that will see the film go to multiple western territories, reports ScreenDaily. Read More

Annecy Festival Drops Chinese Film After Chinese Government Pressure

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Chinese officials pressured French animated film festival Annecy organizers to drop a Chinese film from its program, festival organizers have revealed. Read More

China-Censored Version of ‘Alien: Covenant’ Has Next to No Alien in It

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Chinese news is reporting that Ridley Scott's sequel to the long-running Alien franchise is six minutes shorter than the international version. Read More

‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ Passes China Censorship

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Luc Besson’s sci-fi movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, reportedly France’s biggest-budgeted production ever, has been approved for cinemas in China, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date has yet to be announced. Read More

‘Lost City of Z’ Trims Runtime to Take on ‘Wonder Woman’

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Amazon Studios/Bleecker Street’s "The Lost City of Z" has had a quarter of its run time slashed in order to screen in China, the world’s second largest entertainment market. Read More

‘Alien: Covenant’ Scores China Release Date, Cuts Expected

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Director Ridley Scott announced the release date for "Alien: Covenant" in a video message posted on Chinese social media on Monday. Read More

Electronic Frontier Foundation Warns on New China Censorship Tool

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Software being used to enforce copyright claims in China can be used in other ways to violates users' privacy and tamp down dissent, with similar software being developed in the US, the Electronic Frontier Foundation said in a post on its website. Read More