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 alicebirney | Jul 6, 2011
PC World reports on the latest Chinese Communist Party film, “Beginning of the Great Revival”. Chinese authorities are doing all they can to censor the public’s online reaction to the film. Theaters in China...
by Sophie Beach | May 12, 2011
The New York Times reviews “City of Life and Death”, a new movie by Lu Chuan which presents a fictionalized telling of the Nanjing Massacre: History weighs hard and steady on “City of Life and Death” without...
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 Sophie Beach | Jun 11, 2010
In Senses of Cinema, Berenice Reynaud reviews a number of movies from the Vancouver International Film Festival, including four from mainland China: The shadow of lost sons haunts Du Haibin’s 1428, an award-winning (Orizzonti...
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Bracketed by stunning long shots taken from the front of a moving freight train, Wang Bing‘s epic, three-part documentary, Tie Xi Qu: West of Tracks,”
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