This winter, like years past, has seen Beijing and other Chinese cities blanketed in a thick cover...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 20, 2013
Edward Wong of the New York Times recently spoke with film director Jia Zhangke, whose new movie,...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 15, 2013
China has seen a series of bloody incidents in recent years, most recently including a string of...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 26, 2013
Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin (天注定), a film containing enough violence for critics to have conjured thoughts of Tarantino, won best screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival last month. Just prior to taking the prize, Jia told...
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 Sophie Beach | Oct 21, 2010
China Beat reviews I Wish I Knew, a documentary by Jia Zhangke: Jia’s best films are insistently about the articulation of “space” amid seemingly insurmountable constraints. In these films, Jia strives to engender a state of...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 23, 2009
From Xinhua News Agency: Three Chinese films have been withdrawn from this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival in protest of the inclusion of a documentary about Rebiya Kadeer — the leader of the World Uygur...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 5, 2009
From the Japan Times: Sometimes called the most significant of the current generation of Chinese film directors, Jia Zhangke (b. 1970) enjoys the distinction of never having had some of his finest work commercially shown in his...
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