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

How Cinematic Heroes Reflect a New, Assertive China

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Both consciously and unconsciously, popular art, film, and literature have started to express this return to great-nation status and depict China as an ultramodern entity. Read More

Headlines from China: Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Star in Ang Lee’s ‘Gemini Man’

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American actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead is set to star in Ang Lee's upcoming film Gemini Man, which also features Will Smith. Read More

Most Read Stories of 2017 on China Film Insider

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As the new year approaches, take a look back with us at the most read stories of 2017 on China Film Insider. Read More

Contemporary Chinese Cinema: The Year So Far

 /  Opinion  / 
This is an unsteady time, as likely to be exhilarating as confounding, as Chinese cinema attempts to both assert itself as what we are repeatedly told will soon be the world’s largest film market while integrating the stars and traditions of the Hong Kong and Taiwanese pop culture industries. Read More

Chan-tastic! Legendary Action Star Jackie Chan Seeks Transition to More Dramatic Roles

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After more than 130 movies in which he perfected his own comic persona and a delirious slapstick and acrobatic fighting style, the 63-year-old action star has set his sights on becoming a dramatic actor. Read More

Meet Jackie Chan’s Body Double

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Soldier-turned-actor Liu Peng, who has worked as a body double for martial arts superstar Jackie Chan since 2014, talks about how he caught his first big break. Read More

Nostalgic December: In the Mood for Wong Kar-wai’s Melodrama and Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’?

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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 December.  Read More

China’s Ode to “One Belt One Road”

 /  Opinion  / 
It’s all part of a broader push to “tell China stories well” — exposing people around the world to aspects of the nation that are absent from foreign media.  Read More