Chinese Movie 'Youth' Stars Huang Xuan, Miao
Chinese Movie 'Youth' Stars Huang Xuan, Miao Miao To Be Released on OctoberChina Christian DailyThe Chinese coming-of-age drama movie, "Youth" (Fang Hua) directed by Feng Xiaogang and written by Geling Yan, who famously penned the Zhang Yimou's "The Flowers of War" and Chen Kaige's "Forever Enthralled," is slated for release in China on ...
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 10:33 am
Historical epic 'Death of Stalin' to compete
Arab Times Kuwait English DailyHistorical epic 'Death of Stalin' to compete at TIFF – DuVernay to receive directing prize at Britannia's AwardArab Times Kuwait English DailyChen Kaige, Malgorzata Szumowska, and Wim Wenders make up the jury for the category. Last year's Platform lineup included William Oldroyd's “Lady Macbeth”, Pablo Larrain's “Jackie” and Barry Jenkins's best picture-winner “Moonlight”. All films ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 1:11 am
Tokyo startup creating video stories to
Nikkei Asian ReviewTokyo startup creating video stories to transfix Chinese shoppersNikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO -- China's growing online market for Japanese goods, which is projected to be worth 2 trillion yen ($17.8 billion) in 2020, is largely dominated by big homegrown names like Alibaba Group Holding, the operator of Tmall, and NetEase, which runs ...and more »
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 12:24 am
World premiere of 'Brad's Status' is part of
Los Angeles TimesWorld premiere of 'Brad's Status' is part of Toronto film fest's Platform lineupLos Angeles TimesThe Toronto International Film Festival announced Thursday the lineup for this year's Platform section. Now in its third year, the juried competition showcases original voices in contemporary cinema. The selection will include the world premiere of ...First Look: TIFF 2017's Platform Section Featuring 'Euphoria,' 'The Death of Stalin,' 'Dark River,' and MoreThe Film Stage (blog)all 5 news articles »
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 3:02 am
Films starring Stiller, Tambor, Buscemi to
Films starring Stiller, Tambor, Buscemi to compete for TIFF prizeNational PostThe films compete for a $25,000 prize, to be determined by a jury of boundary-pushing filmmakers including Chen Kaige, Malgorzata Szumowska and Wim Wenders. The winner will be announced on the final day of the festival, Sept. 17, along with the ...and more »
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 8:20 am
China Premier Pledges Tougher Enforcement to
Before China's annual legislative meetings in Beijing, the documentary Under the Dome went viral online. But one day after the National People’s Congress opened it was ordered to be taken offline, after more than 200 million people had watched it. China's newly appointed environmental minister had even praised the film. The documentary by former state-run television reporter Chai Jing looks at ...
Posted on 15 March 2015 | 9:18 am
Chinese fusion for the artistic palate
Through the work of Chinese directors – especially the Fifth Generation, including Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou, and Tian Zhuangzhuang – the show also addresses China’s role in shaping its own self-image. At times borrowing from Orientalist tropes ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:37 pm
Chinese Taoist Association wants the Monk Comes Down the Mountain movie removed from all theatres in China. Award-winning director Chen Kaige, well-known for his 1993 movie Farewell My Concubine,...
Posted on 7 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Latest Chen Kaige film enrages some Taoists
Palme d'Or winning director Chen Kaige's latest Kungfu film Monk Comes Down the Mountain has angered a senior Chinese Taoist, who said the film demonized his religion. The film has tainted the image of the Chinese Taoism, said Meng Chongran, vice chairman ...
Posted on 21 July 2015 | 6:57 pm
Chinese Director Chen Kaige Signs With CAA
Top Chinese director Chen Kaige has signed with CAA and will be repped out of Los Angeles and Beijing, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. Chen's point agent is in L.A., and he will also be represented through CAA's Beijing office, which is ...
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 4:40 pm
Chen Kaige’s ‘Monk’ To Get 3D IMAX
“The Monk Comes Down Down the Mountain,” the new film by top Chinese director Chen Kaige, is set to be presented in 3D Imax version. The martial arts epic, which stars Aaron Kwok, Lin Chiling, Wang Baoqiang and Fan Wei, is set for release in China on July
Posted on 14 June 2015 | 10:56 pm