Word of the week: Westernized Lifestyle (生活西化 shēnghuó xīhuà) Chinese state media’s clumsy coverage of the Oscar-winning film “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” has given birth to a new euphemism for homosexuality:...
Apr 26, 2021
Chloé Zhao made history on Sunday as the first woman of color to win an Oscar for best director. Her film “Nomadland” also took the top prize as the 2021 best picture. But in China, the country of Zhao’s birth,...
Mar 2, 2014
At Asia Society Jonathan Landreth explains how China prevented Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin...
Feb 27, 2013
Ang Lee’s ‘Best Director’ Oscar victory for Life of Pi on Sunday met a rapturous reception on Taiwan, where he was born. In an editorial proclaiming the “coming of age” of Asian cinema, the South...
Feb 24, 2013
While China may have finally scaled the highest pinnacle of international literary acclaim, no such triumph is on the cards atop tonight’s glittering pile of Oscars. Didi Kirsten Tatlow at IHT Rendezvous wonders why, when...
Sep 27, 2005
From Xinhua: Chinese director Chen Kaige‘s high-profile martial arts film, “The Promise”, has received its final “license” to compete for Best Foreign Film in next year’s Academy Awards. The film’s publicist, Huang Bing, announced that they received the official notification from the Film Bureau yesterday.
CDT in the News
- NYT – China Keeps Trying to Crush Them. Their Movement Keeps Growing.
- Journal of Contemporary China – Invented Borders: The Tension Between Grassroots Patriotism and State-led Patriotic Campaigns in China
- NYT – A Tiananmen Square Musical Worries About China’s Glare
- Global Voices – In China, questions remain ahead of Huawei’s launch of the Mate 60 phone series
- Rest of World – Heavily persecuted, highly influential: China’s online feminist revolution