Cult-like Restaurant Exposes China’s Appetite for Ponzi Schemes

 /  Interview  / 
Filmmaker Zhou Mingying discusses his surreal encounter with an authoritarian restaurateur while making his documentary ‘The Land of Peach Blossoms.’ The film premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) last year. Read More

An ‘American Factory’ in the Era of Global Capitalism

 /  Opinion  / 
What a new documentary can — and can’t — tell us about the challenges faced by the workers of the world. Read More

The Obamas’ First Film for Netflix is Making Headlines in China

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Clips from Netflix’s trailer overlaid with Chinese subtitles summarizing the story have been circulating on social media. Read More

Headlines from China: Netflix Audience Enchanted by Chinese Food from Chaoshan Region

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Netflix released Chinese documentary series 'Flavorful Origins' on its platform with subtitles in over 20 languages. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for October in NYC

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From new releases by Chinese auteurs Jia Zhangke and Bi Gan to classic Chinese-language movies by the likes of Chen Kaige, Ann Hui and Ang Lee, this October is a great month for fans of Chinese arthouse cinema. Read More

Headlines from China: Documentaries Flourish on Chinese Video Site Bilibili

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Founded in 2010, Bilibili is a Chinese video site mainly themed around animation, comic, and game (ACG). Interestingly, this site also helped several documentaries, such as Masters In The Forbidden City and National Treasure, gain popularity over the past a few years. Read More

Director of ‘The Great Buddha + ‘ Dislikes Certain Confucian Ideas

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Taiwanese filmmaker Huang Hsing-yao talks about the experience of making "The Great Buddha +," the awards the film received, the characters in the movie, Italian Neorealism, and his future projects. Read More

In Their Words: Film Shows Real Lives of Africans in China

 /  People  / 
Documentary filmmakers aim to transform how African communities are portrayed in media. Read More

Chinese Documentary Explores Relationship Between Humans and Nature

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Experimental documentary by filmmaker Ning Jiawei dives into the complex relationship between humans and nature. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Jackie’ Scores China Release Date

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American biographical drama film ‘Jackie’ has been scheduled to release across China on January 19. Chinese company Bliss Media is one of the producers of the film. Read More