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

‘Youth’: Feng Xiaogang’s Paean to Nostalgia

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How did a tear-jerker on the Cultural Revolution beat Pixar’s animated film “Coco” at the Chinese box office, which is usually dominated by big-budget, popcorn films? Read More

Chinese Youth in Chinese Film

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
In this post, we take a look at the history of Chinese "youth" films from the founding of PRC up to today. Read More

When Push Comes to Shove—Movies, China, and the World: A Q&A with Richard Peña

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Richard Peña, the director emeritus of the New York Film Festival, talks to us about the changes of China's national cinema and what Hollywood and China can offer to one another. Read More