Chinese New Year Gala Targets a Familiar Group: Unmarried Millennials

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China’s annual TV extravaganza won plaudits for its tribute to the people of Wuhan, but also provoked pushback with tired gags about young singles. Read More

Headlines From China: Wong Kar-wai Curates for Mercedes-Benz

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Staying true to this tradition for the Year of the Ox, Mercedes-Benz tapped Wong Kar-wai to produce and serve as the lead director for its latest offering, “Where the Heart Leads.” Read More

Headlines From China: With Trump Gone, TikTok Could Get a Chinese Makeover in 2021

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With China’s box office takings expected to return to near pre-pandemic highs in 2021, the world’s largest movie market is becoming more attractive, while also more tricky, for Hollywood studios. Read More

Team Effort VS Individualism – What is the Message Behind Box Office Smash Hit Volleyball Movie ‘Leap’?

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While general comments about the movie have trended online some people have questioned the overall message of the movie and whether individualism trumps team effort. Read More

Headlines from China: Two Local Romance Films to Join ‘Little Women’ for Qixi Festival Screening

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Two Chinese romance drama films, "Love You Forever," and "Wild Grass," are joining "Little Women," a new cinematic adaptation of American classic novel of the same name, for release on the Qixi Festival, which falls on this Tuesday. Read More

At Pride Exhibit, Shanghai’s LGBT Artists Vie to Be Seen, Not Silenced

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The ongoing monthlong exhibition is showcasing the works of 17 emerging LGBT artists and allies. Read More

Headlines from China: Only Two Weeks Away From The Rumored Opening Date of Shanghai International Film Festival 

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As of today, there are still no concrete information regarding the opening of the festival or any film screening plans announced under the current circumstances. Only two weeks away from the end of July, will the festival still take place this month or even this summer? Read More

Headlines from China: The One International Women’s Film Festival Opens “Work in Progress” Unit, Calls for Entries

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The One International Women’s Film Festival is the first and only women-themed film festival officially approved by Chinese government. Held in Chengdu, China in September every year, ONEIWFF supports independent female filmmakers and focuses on women’s topics and development of feminism. Read More

Headlines from China: New Animation Film ‘New Gods: Nezha Reborn’ Eyes 2020 Release

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New Gods: Nezha Reborn, a new animation film from Light Chaser Animation—the same studio behind the 2019 well-received animation film White Snake, is eyeing a 2020 release. Read More

Headlines from China: The 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival Postponed

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Out of an abundance of caution, the organizing committee of Shanghai International Film Festival decided to postpone this year’s event Read More