Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke Comments on Fan Bingbing Tax Evasion Scandal 

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At the 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF), Chinese filmmaker and the founder of the PYIFF Jia Zhangke was requested by a foreign reporter to comment on Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal. Read More

New York Film Festival Features A Strong Lineup from Asia

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With one of the strongest lineups in years, this edition of the New York Film Festival featured over a dozen titles, new and old, from Asia. Several will be receiving theatrical releases in the coming months, but the opportunity to view them together gave a better idea of some of the range and depth of the fastest-growing movie market in the world. Read More

Headlines from China: What To See At The 2nd PIFF, According to Jia Zhangke

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The 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival will raise its curtain on October 11. Yesterday, the founder of the festival Jia Zhangke attended a press event in Pingyao and talked about the programs and highlights of this year’s PIFF. 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: Jia Zhangke Responds To Criticism From Global Times Editor

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On September 23, Hu Xijin, Editor-in-chief of state media Global Times, posted comments on Jia Zhangke's "Ash Is Purest White," criticizing the film for spreading negative energy and telling a depressing story. Read More

Headlines from China: Holiday Box Office: A Look at National-day Films 

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Along with the Lunar New Year, China's National Day (October 1) is one of the two lucrative weeks on China's cinematic calendar. This year, local films are expected to dominate the box office again. Read More

Headlines from China: Hong Kong Selects ‘Operation Red Sea’ as Academy Award Entry

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Dante Lam's action war film Operation Red Sea has been selected as Hong Kong's Oscar contender for the foreign-language category, according to an announcement made on the film's official Weibo account. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Predator’ Passes Chinese Censorship

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The Predator, a 2018 American science fiction film and the fourth installment in The Predator film series, has passed the Chinese censorship, but a release date is yet to be announced.  Read More

Headlines From China: Feng Xiaogang’s Scenes Deleted from Jia Zhangke’s ‘Ash Is Purest White’

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The theatrical screening permit of "Ash Is Purest White" shows that its total running time is 136 minutes, which is 6 minutes shorter than the version screened at Cannes Film Festival. Scenes that star Chinese director and actor Feng Xiaogang have been eliminated from the film. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Stops Revealing Viewing Figures

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iQiyi made such a change in order to prohibit unfair competitions. It’s an open secret that many marketers use fake views to trick the audience and algorithms that choose which content to display. Read More