Headlines From China: Chloe Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ Cleared for China Release

Chloe Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ Cleared for China Release

Chloé Zhao’s Oscars favorite “Nomadland” has been given the green light for a limited theatrical release in China. Director Zhao’s Chinese origins and the film’s Oscar buzz have generated interest amongst the country’s arthouse community. The film will be released through the National Alliance of Arthouse Cinemas (NAAC), a government-backed organization that releases independent films in China with the support of major local exhibitors. Past arthouse films released by NAAC include “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing”, “Missouri” ($10.3 million) and “Manchester by the Sea” ($1.2 million). Read more The Hollywood Reporter

Three Chinese Social Apps To Bet On in 2021

Stuck at home, China’s internet users have skyrocketed to just shy of one billion, with many social apps seeing a record number of active users. Over the last few weeks, Clubhouse has taken the internet by storm, touted as the hottest social app out of Silicon Valley since Snapchat. The hype even reached China despite the audio-based platform requiring an iOS device, an overseas Apple ID, and an invitation. As China’s Gen Zers embrace a post-pandemic lifestyle and flock online, here are three platforms where brands can find them in 2021. Read more Jing Daily