independent film

Li Xianting Film School Closed by Authorities

Beijing’s Li Xianting Film School, which offered training programs for independent film makers, was abruptly closed down by authorities last week without official explanation. From Radio Netherlands Worldwide:  The...

Documentary Captures Plight of China’s Fortune Tellers

Beijing director Xu Tong’s  second feature-length documentary Fortune Teller (Suan Ming, with English subtitles, available on Youku) details the story of a Buddhist handicapped man, Li Baicheng (pseudonym), and his deaf,...

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