Johnnie To, Hong Kong Cinema and the Mainland

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Straddling their home turf and the highly profitable Mainland market, Johnnie To and Milkyway Image may be emblematic of challenges faced by Hong Kong cinema more widely – and of ways to tackle them. Read More

Headlines from China: Why 70% of Chinese Films and TV Shows Are Shot in Hengdian

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Located in a remote town in China's Zhejian province, Hengdian World Studios has become the largest film studio in the world, attracting seventy percent Chinese film and TV crews to shoot there every year. Read More

Headlines from China: Which American TV Series Will Win Over Chinese Audience This Year?

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China has a large number of fans of American TV series, and September is an important month for them, as many new series are released in this month. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke’s Pingyao International Film Festival Announces Advisory Committees

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Founded by Chinese director Jia Zhangke, the 1st Pingyao International Film Festival is scheduled to take place from October 19 to October 26, 2017 in Pingyao, China. Read More

‘Drug War’ Producer Arrested For Drugs

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Liu Wei, who is identified as a producer on the 2013 crime movie, was detained after being found with three bags of cannabis in his Beijing home, according to a report in the Beijing Morning News on Sunday, Read More

Chinese Cinema Absent from Cannes 2017 Selections

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In past years, Cannes has featured Chinese-language cinema by King Hu, Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Wong Kar-Wai, Lou Ye, Ang Lee, Johnnie To, and Jia Zhangke, but this year, while Japan and South Korea are well-represented, the only Chinese element seems to be the corpse of a teenager washed ashore on Bondi Beach in a special presentation of Jane Campion’s television series, 'Top of the Lake: China Girl.' Read More