Three New Chinese Documentaries to Watch

Chinese films that impressed at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam this November


Total Recap: The Rise of Bite-Sized Cinema

From short summaries to full contextual breakdowns, movie recap videos are diverse, controversial, and wildly popular


Invisible Summit | Review

The story of the first blind Chinese person to summit the world’s highest mountain makes for a compelling documentary


5 of the Best Movies from FIRST International Film Festival

These movies won over audiences and judges at China’s biggest movie festival for young filmmakers


5 Chinese Films to Watch For From the Shanghai International Film Festival

After a long hiatus, China’s largest film festival is back and, with it, some of the best Chinese films of the year so far


Remembering Pema Tseden, a Giant of Filmmaking

After the sudden passing of the Tibetan filmmaking pioneer, young filmmakers across ethnicities remember his talent and his mentorship


Can a Comedy Film Combat Online Defamation?

Acclaimed for its focus on cyber bullying and online rumors, the film “Post Truth” courts controversy for its shallow view on the surging social issue


Pushing Technical and Narrative Boundaries in Chinese Animation With “Deep Sea”

Despite room for improvement in the script, Tian Xiaopeng’s “Deep Sea” brings Chinese animation to a whole new level


Maternal Instinct

Director Yang Lina breaks new cinematic ground with portrayal of mother-daughter relationship based in hate