Matteo Damiani

Matteo Damiani is an Italian sinologist, photographer, author and motion designer. Matteo lived and worked for ten years in China. Founder of CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com.

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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...

Interview with Hao Wu, director of ‘People’s Republic of Desire’ and ‘All in my family’

Hao Wu (吴皓, Wu Hao, born 1972) is a Chinese-American film director, producer and writer, director of People’s Republic of Desire, about China’s live-streaming...

How will the China-US Trade Wars Impact Future China-UK Trade?

Due to tariff measures imposed by the United States, China’s export volumes fell by 9.7% year-on-year in the first four months of 2019. With no...

Huawei signs a contract to develop the 5G network in Russia

Huawei, recently in the spotlight because it was accused of threatening US security, signed a contract to develop the 5G network in Russia with...

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Interview with Hao Wu, director of ‘People’s Republic of Desire’ and ‘All in my family’

Hao Wu (吴皓, Wu Hao, born 1972) is a Chinese-American film director, producer and writer, director of People’s Republic of Desire, about China’s live-streaming phenomenon (links below) and the documentary ‘All in my family’, a Netflix Original...

The Hungry Ghost Festival in images

The Hungry Ghost Festival (aka Ghost Festival) marks the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar and it is celebrated both by Taoists to Buddhists. According to Chinese folklore, during the festival the restless spirits roam the earth,...

Parkour in China

Parkour freestyle pictures taken in Kunming, Yunnan, China.I took these pictures in 2008 in Kunming.At the time parkour was not very popular among young Chinese.That summer I met Shen Yiliu, a friend of a friend, and we...

China’s Millennials: Interview with Eric Fish

China's Millennials challenges the idea that this generation has been pacified by material comfort and nationalism. Eric is currently working on his next book, dedicated to Chinese students studying in American universities. Interview by Matteo Damiani Official site |  TwitterChina-underground:...

85 images of the Ancient Earthen Castles in Tulou, Fujian

Not far from Xiamen, about four hours by bus, surrounded by Southern Fujian hills, Yongding county hosts many Hakka roundhouses. Tulou and nearby area are a perfect example of this architectural style.Fujian Tulou is a property of 46...

Leader of Marxist students detained in China

Chinese police detained one of the leading Marxist students, on the anniversary of the 125th birthday of the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong. Related articles: 2018, the year of missing persons in China, Chinese marxist students detained...