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“The China Experts Roundups” is a regular series that delves into the multifaceted aspects of Chinese culture. The series covers a diverse range of topics, including the Chinese economy, lifestyle, design, architecture, contemporary arts, cinema, technology, history, and language. In each edition, experts are invited to share their perspectives and knowledge by answering thought-provoking questions. Their insights are then compiled and published on China-underground, providing readers with a comprehensive and insightful look into various facets of Chinese culture.

A conversation with Jia Zhangke
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A Conversation with Jia Zhangke

In 2001 in Beijing we interviewed a young Jia Zhangke.

In late 90s and early 00s most of the sixth generation of Chinese directors movies were forbidden in China. He is generally regarded as a leading figure of the “Sixth Generation” movement of Chinese cinema.

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