Documentary Film ‘Living With Dead Hearts’ Premieres

Charlie Custer and Leia Li's film "Living With Dead Hearts," a documentary about child kidnapping in China, is now available online. [vimeo][/vimeo] [Source] At Lost Laowai, blogger Ryan writes about how...

Filmmaker Du Bin Released on Bail

Fimmaker, photographer and author Du Bin has been released after five weeks in detention in Beijing. On May 31, Du disappeared from his apartment in Beijing and was held by police. Du was released on Monday, though he may still...

Filmmaker Du Bin Detained in Beijing

Du Bin, a documentary filmmaker, photographer and author based in Beijing, disappeared on May 31 and is being held under criminal detention. Du, who worked as a freelance photographer for the New York Times, directed documentary...

An Interview with Zeng Jinyan

At The China Story, Elisa Nesossi talks to Zeng Jinyan about activism, human rights, filmmaking and blogging. Zeng highlights the underappreciated contributions and sacrifices of female activists and family members, as well as...

TV Documentaries to Need SARFT Pre-Approval

Chinese filmmakers and media experts have expressed skepticism about the practicality and motives of a new requirement for pre-approval of T.V. documentaries by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television. From Liu...

Ai Weiwei: Nothing to Hide, Always Under Watch

Famed artist and activist Ai Weiwei was profiled in an acclaimed documentary, "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," which followed him as he documented the names of children killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The film, which has been...



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