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

What Chinese Films to See at Tribeca Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, and More

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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 April. Read More

MoMA and Film Society of Lincoln Center Offer Global Survey of New Directors

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This year's New Directors/New Films series, which is co-presented by MoMA and Film Society of Lincohn Center, selected two Chinese language films: The Great Buddha + and An Elephant Sitting Still. Read More

The 10 Best Chinese Language Movies of 2017 (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan)

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2017 has been a very interesting year for the Chinese-speaking world. The collaborations between China and Hong Kong have resulted in a number of blockbusters, Chinese filmmakers continue to produce unique films, Hong Kong is trying to reinstate its former status, while Taiwan keeps producing masterpieces of all genres. Read More

Film Review: The Great Buddha+

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The so-called poetry of poverty gets a particularly rare and beautiful workout in writer-director Huang Hsin-yao’s affecting, very funny “The Great Buddha+.” Read More

Headlines from China: Three Hollywood Movies Score January China Releases

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,' and 'Ferdinand' to Open in China in January, 2018; Ang Lee Will Use VR Technology in 'Gemini Man'; Huayi Brothers Media Announces Over 30 TV Drama Series. Read More

Headlines from China: Japan to Remake Hit Taiwanese Movie ‘You are the Apple of My Eye’

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Japan will remake hit Taiwanese movie 'You are the Apple of My Eye' (2011), which was directed by Taiwanese author Giddens Ko based on his semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Read More