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‘The Eight Hundred’ pulled at the last minute at the Shanghai Film Festival

War movie 'The Eight Hundred' by Hu Guan removed as an opening film by the Shanghai Film Festival Read: ‘The Eight Hundred’ pulled at the...

Interview with Man-kei Tam, director of Amnesty International Hong Kong: what will happen next in Hong Kong?

We interviewed Dr. Mankei Tam (MK), director of Amnesty International Hong Kong about the recent protests against the extradition bill in China: what are...

Betwixt and Between By Margaret Sun

This is a unique memoir of modern China, a story of courage, of despair and of hope. Margaret Sun was born in Shanghai in 1935...

40+ Chinese Movies, Anime, Documentaries to watch on Netflix, June 2019

Top Movies, Tv Shows, Anime, Documentaries from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan available on Netflix. Read: 40+ Chinese Movies, Anime, Documentaries to watch on Netflix,...

Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Hong Kong against the extradition bill: 72 injured

The bill, if adopted, according to the protesters, would allow China to suppress opponents and political critics in Hong Kong. UPDATE: At least 72 injured...

A conversation with Yafei Qi: generational gap, environment changes, social expectations

Yafei Qi - ⻬齐亚菲, born 1987 in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China, lives and works in Berlin. She majored in Film and Video Art with a...

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Interview with Zhang Yang: Up the Mountain

Zhang Yang 'Up the Mountain' is a documentary film about the Chinese painter Shen Jianhua and his apprentices with a focus on the simple rhythms of life in a remote mountain village. Please read the full article:Interview with...

China’s new gaming rules ban blood, gambling and some games based on the Chinese imperial past

Since December 2018 China started approving new licenses (ICP Certificate) for video games. But the government has also released new guidelines on how to obtain these licenses, which are essential for operating on the highly controlled Chinese market.From...

China opens educational Mars base in the Gobi Desert

On Wednesday, an educational park was inaugurated not far from Jinchang, in the Gobi desert, with the aim of showing students and tourists what life might be like on a base on Mars. Related: 4 Chinese space companies...

Amazon is shutting down its marketplace in China

Amazon is shutting down its domestic e-commerce marketplace business in China that allows Chinese consumers to buy from Chinese merchants, after the difficulties encountered in competing with Alibaba and JD.com. “We are notifying sellers we will no longer...

Interview with Zhou Zhou, director of ‘Meili’

Meili portrays an intense human tragedy and a desperate universal truth, since disasters in her life soon becomes inexorably predictable. Please read the article here: Interview with Zhou Zhou, director of ‘Meili’ 

Blue, Anita Wong’s Contemporary Traditional Photography series

"BLUE" is a Contemporary Traditional Photography series – a collection of Sun prints from Wong's original Chinese paintings. Sun prints (AKA blue photograph) is photography without the use of camera.The title – "Blue" reflects the blues the artist faces as...