March Screenings of Chinese-Language Films in NYC and Los Angeles

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Highlights of the month: Diao Yinan's stylish neo-noir 'The Wild Goose Lake,' fresh voices from New Directors/New Films Festival, and 1931's classic 'Love and Duty' starring legendary actress Ruan Lingyu. (Special mention: an advance screening of 'Mulan' in NYC.) Read More

Film Review: The Wild Goose Lake

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In The Wild Goose Lake, director Diao Yinan maintains the tense nocturnal atmospherics of his crime thriller Black Coal Thin Ice. He may swap out a biting North Chinese winter for the lush environs of a rain-soaked town in Wuhan’s hinterlands, but all the hallmarks of a neo-noir remain. The Wild Goose Lake” opens in New York on Friday, March 6 at Film Forum. Read More

Winter Has Come for China’s Movie Extras

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As a slowdown chills the Chinese film industry, actors are finding creative new ways to make a living. Read More

Chinese-Language Film Screenings in NYC and Los Angeles: January 2020

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Highlights of this month: pet-themed anthology film 'Adoring,' Dante Lam's action blockbuster 'The Rescue' (to open on Chinese New Year's Day), 'Ash Is the Purest White' by Jia Zhangke and 'American Factory' executive produced by Obama. Read More

China’s Box Office Revenue Grew 5.4% in 2019, Bolstered by Domestic Films

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China’s film box office revenue rose 5.4% to 64.3 billion yuan ($9.2 billion) in 2019, a slower rate than its 9% growth during the previous year, state news agency Xinhua reported Thursday. Read More

2019 Year in Review: Top 10 Blockbusters in Chinese Cinema

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Let’s take a look at the top 10 box office hits of 2019, and how they were received critically and commercially.  Read More

December Screenings of Chinese-Language Films in NYC and Los Angeles

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December highlights include: the final installment of the Donnie Yen-starring 'Ip Man' franchise, Feng Xiaogang's New Zealand-setting romance, 'So Long My Son' director Wang Xiaoshuai's documentary, and more. Read More

LACFF Is an Energetic Showcase for the Future of Chinese Filmmaking

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Enlivened by students and emerging filmmakers, the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival taps into an appetite for China-Hollywood exchange outside of major co-productions. Read More

October Screenings of Chinese-Language Films in NYC and Los Angeles

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Highlights of October: three Chinese "main-melody" films showing in the U.S. theatres, New York Film Festival, and more. Read More

5 Chinese Films to Watch on Netflix This Summer

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From sci-fi smash hits to lowkey LGBTQ dramas, here's our pick of Netflix's Chinese-language offerings to get you through those long summer nights. Read More