Headlines From China: New Animation Film Retells Nezha Myth in Chinese Cyberpunk Style

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The latest retelling of the mythological tale, “New Gods: Nezha Reborn,” announced that it would be released in the Chinese mainland on Feb 12, the first day of the 2021 Spring Festival. Read More

Headlines From China: Chloé Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ Wins Big at U.S. National Society of Critics Awards

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Chinese-born female director Chloe Zhao's feature film "Nomadland" turned out to be a big winner on Saturday at the annual National Society of Film Critics Awards with four trophies. Read More

Headlines From China: Zhang Ziyi’s First TV Drama Set for Release on Youku

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Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, known for her world-class performance in films such as “House of Flying Daggers” and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, has made her first TV drama series titled “Monarch Industry”. Read More

Cut by a Minute, Zhang Yimou Film ‘One Second’ Secures China Release

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Regulators have finally approved the renowned director’s long-delayed Cultural Revolution drama, which is said to be 60 seconds shorter than when it was abruptly withdrawn from last year’s Berlin International Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Jiang Zhangke’s Pingyao International Film Festival Unveiled Lineup

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Jiang Zhangke’s Pingyao International Film Festival Unveiled Lineup 2020 Pingyao International Film Festival is set to take place soon from Oct 10-19 in the ancient city Pingyao, located in Northwest China. The young film festival, founded by Chinese auteur Jiang Zhangke and former Venice head Marco Muller, has come to its fourth edition this year. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Director Chloe Zhao Takes Home Top Prize at Venice Film Festival

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Chinese-born director Chloe Zhao just received the Golden Lion award for her film “Nomadland” at the 77th Venice Film Festival. Since Sofia Coppola picked up the top prize in 2010, no other female director has taken home the prize in almost a decade’s time. Read More

Headlines from China: Funded by Chinese Auteur Jia Zhangke, the 4th 86358 Short Film Festival Puts a Spotlight on Lesser-Known Short Films

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While droves of established filmmakers gathered at the Beijing International Film Festival, hundreds of up-and-coming young filmmakers and cinephiles rushed to an alternative film festival held from Aug 23-28 in Jiajiazhuang, a remote village in Fenyang city, North China's Shanxi province. 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: Funded by Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke, The 4th 86358 Short Film Festival Just Opened Submission Portal

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 IQiyi’s new original film, adapted from Keigo Higashino’s novel Samayou Yaiba (さまよう刃), made headlines recently for its production announcement. As one of the first films that started production in the post-pandemic age, this new film brought in positive energy to the troubled film industry that is still subject to great uncertainty because of the continuing movie theater closure. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Auteur Jia Zhangke Calls For Theater Reopening, Again

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Leading Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke called for theater reopening once again on social media after the tragic news of Bona’s vice president’s suicide ripped through the Chinese film industry on Wednesday. Read More

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