3 Surprising Things From This Year’s Spring Festival Gala

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Chunwan, China’s biggest TV event of the year, is the country’s most watched and most scrutinized show. Read More

Flash Fiction TV: Why China Is Betting Big on Ultrashort Dramas

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With domestic markets nearing saturation and facing stricter regulations, China’s billion-dollar ultrashort drama industry is looking to expand abroad. Read More

A Year of Relief for Filmmakers, Theaters — Will It Last?

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Industry insiders reflect on the year that was for Chinese films and movie theaters. Read More

Young Chinese Turn to Taobao for Psychological Support

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On Taobao, young Chinese can find plenty of people willing to help them talk through their mental health struggles for a fee. However, it is unclear where companionship ends and counseling begins. Read More

China’s Web Literature Popularity Continues to Grow Overseas

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Industry representatives are starting to compare Chinese online literature with Hollywood films and K-dramas in terms of global reach. Read More

Weibo Rolls Out Community Notes to Combat Misinformation

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The popular microblogging platform is looking to crowdsource its fact-checking efforts, similar to Twitter’s community notes system. Read More

As Live Music Booms in China, Disabled Fans Call for More Inclusion

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The return of large-scale pop concerts has sparked huge excitement in China over recent months. But fans with disabilities still face serious barriers to accessing the events — and they’re calling for change. Read More

Despite Slow China Start, ‘Barbie’ Sets a Benchmark — For Dating

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Since its release last Friday, “Barbie” has grossed around $7 million, far behind domestically produced titles. Read More

Tang Dynasty Poetry Comes Alive in Animated Film ‘Chang An’

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Blending modern animation with traditional poetry, ‘Chang An’ has been a surprise hit at the box office and won praise for its celebration of traditional Chinese culture. Read More

Journalism Movie Hailed as ‘Courageous Start’ Wins Over Audiences

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The Chinese movie is among the latest releases tackling real-life subjects, breaking away from fantasy and romance genres. Read More

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