CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of...
by Cindy | Jun 29, 2016
Award-winning Tibetan director Pema Tseden has been hospitalized since Monday with injuries...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 20, 2013
Edward Wong of the New York Times recently spoke with film director Jia Zhangke, whose new movie,...
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 Mengyu Dong | Nov 26, 2012
On Saturday, a Chinese film, Beijing Blues, won the best film award at Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival, the “Chinese-language Oscars”. From the Associated Press: “Beijing Blues” portrays the lives of the...
by Liu Yong | Aug 2, 2008
From Digital Content Producer: At 17, Daming Chen was expelled from the Peking Opera School for fighting with the principal’s son. He was acquitted, but he could not return to school. In 1988, he graduated from Beijing’s...
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