Chinese film director Jia Zhangke, whose lastest film A Touch of Sin has been censored on mainland...
by Josh Rudolph | May 30, 2013
Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke’s new film, A Touch of Sin (天注定) screened at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month. While it lost the festival’s top prize to French-Tunisian director Abdellatif...
by Josh Rudolph | May 17, 2013
Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin (天注定) screened today at the Cannes Film Festival, where it is being considered for the “Golden Palm,” the prestigious festival’s highest prize. Today’s...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 26, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005...
by Sophia Cao | Jun 2, 2006
From Shenzhen Daily via Xinhua News Agency (link): Chinese director Wang Chao won the main sideline competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday with his movie “Luxury CarÔºàË±™ÂçéÊ±ΩËΩ¶Ôºâ,” the conclusion of a trilogy about life in modern China. The film stars Tian Yuan as a prostitute living in the central city of Wuhan, whose […]
by Sophia Cao | May 20, 2006
From Xinhua News Agency (link): Major Chinese filmmakers will be promoting their films big-time at the 59th Cannes International Film Festival, which runs through May 28. They’ll be helped in creating a buzz for China’s film industry with the presence of Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai heading the jury and mainland actress Zhang Ziyi as […]
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