Headlines from China: Tsai Ming-Liang’s New Film Enters the 70th Berlinale

A still of Tsai Ming-Liang new film, ‘Days’

Tsai Ming-Liang’s New Film Enters the 70th Berlinale

The 70th Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled its competition section lineup, including 18 strong titles. Taiwanese arthouse auteur Tsai Ming-Liang’s film, Days, is the only selected Chinese-language film . Starring Tsai’s long-time collaborator actor Lee Kang-Sheng, the film will have its world premiere at Berlinale. Highly anticipated titles, such as Hong Sang-soo’s film The Woman Who Ran, Abel Ferrara’s Siberia, and Eliza Hittman’s Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always have also been selected. Read more on Mtime

‘Lost in Russia’ Receives over 600 Million Views Online in Three Days

The Chinese New Year film Lost in Russia has been streamed over 600 million times within three days on ByteDance-owned streaming services, reported by TechNews. Since the film was premiered online for free on January 25, over 180 million households watched the film through Douyin, Toutiao, Xigua Video, Huoshan, or Wasu Fresh Time. In Hubei province, the film was viewed over 25 million times. Read more on TechWeb