March Screenings of Chinese-Language Films in NYC and Los Angeles

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This month: An Elephant Sitting Still, Ash Is Purest White, New Directors New Films Festival, and more Read More

On Screen China: 2019 Chinese New Year Films

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Three of the eight films are sequels. Two are science fiction films. Shen Teng is the leading actor in two of them. Sun Wukong ("Monkey King") does not seem to be in any of the films. And a pig can be seen in at least two of the films. Read More

February Screenings of Chinese-Language Films in NYC and Los Angeles

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February Highlights: the first big-budget Chinese sci-fi movie "The Wandering Earth," Jackie Chan's classics "Police Story" & "Police Story 2," sneak preview of Jia Zhangke's "Ash Is Purest White," and more. Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Crossed RMB 60 Billion in 2018

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China's film bureau just officially announced key numbers of the Chinese film market in 2018. According to the released info, China box office totaled 60.98 billion yuan in 2018, a 9.06% increase year-over-year. Read More

Headlines from China: China Now Has Over 10,000 Movie Theaters

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Recently, the number of movie theaters in China exceeded 10,000. While the number looks pretty, this article raises concerns over China's film exhibition sector. Read More

Mandatory Educational TV Show Gets Low Marks

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As the nation’s top broadcaster, CCTV charges advertisers as much as 100,000 yuan ($14,600) for every five seconds of weekend evening prime time. Read More

Headlines from China: WWE Wrestler John Cena to Star in Jackie Chan’s ‘Project X’

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American professional wrestler John Cena will star in Jackie Chan’s film “Project X”, playing the role of a former American marine. Read More

Headlines from China: Jackie Chan Foundation to Cultivate Next Generation of Action Filmmakers 

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Featuring Wolf Warrior 2 director Wu Jing and Hong Kong action filmmaker Chin Kar-lok as mentors, this year's workshop presented by Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation will provide 5-day free training to 100 emerging action filmmakers from all around China. Read More

Headlines from China: Hollywood’s Localization in China: What Works, What Doesn’t

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This article analyzes four major strategies Hollywood often uses to localize films for the Chinese market. Find out what works and what doesn't. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for March in NYC

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At the beginning of each month, CFI posts a comprehensive list of Chinese film screenings in NYC. Here is what to see in March.  Read More