Headlines from China: Chinese Government Selects 5000 Cinemas  to Screen Propaganda Content 

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China's media regulator will select 5000 movie theaters across the country to form a "People's Cinema Line," according to a recent statement from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT). Read More

China’s Cultural Reverse Course: From Independence to Patronage in Unofficial Media Production

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It has become obvious to many that China is undergoing a reverse course away from cultural openness and toward ideological closure. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Police Departments Monitor Screenings of ‘Youth’

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'Youth' tells the coming-of-age story of members of a so-called military cultural troupe and directly touches upon the Sino-Vietnamese War of 1979 for the first time in the history of Chinese cinema. Read More

Headlines from China: China-Censored Version of ‘HHhH’ is Twenty Minutes Shorter Than The Original

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According to the permit issued by SAPPRFT, the total running time of the version to be released in China is 100 minutes, 20 minutes shorter than its original version. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s South Korean Content Restrictions May be Loosened

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As China and South Korean will resume normal relations, the unofficial restrictions on South Korean entertainment content, which started last year in August, may also be loosened. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Things to Avoid for a Film to Pass China Censorship

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Plan to bring your film to China? Here are the six things your film needs to avoid in order to pass the Chinese censorship. Read More

Headlines from China: Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Cancels September 29 Release for Unspecified Reasons

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Various news sources reported on September 23 that the September 29 China release of Feng Xiaogang's 'Youth' had been cancelled, which was verified later by Feng Xiaogang and Huayi Brother's President Wang Zhonglei. Read More