FILM

Master’s Return

Zhang Yimou writes “scar literature” about cinema in One Second, a film set in the Cultural Revolution

FILM

The Wild Goose Lake

Diao Yinan’s stylized film noir tackles violence, crime, and the marginalized

ARTS

My Country, My Cinema

Two recent releases try to push the boundaries of “patriotic” filmmaking

ARTS

Rainbow Screens

Six highest rated films with LGBTQ themes on Douban

ARTS

Cinematic Shangri-la

Eight highly rated Tibet films on Douban

FILM

Super Eight

More diverse than their predecessors, the latest generation of Chinese filmmakers still face struggles of their own

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Viral Week Ep. 176

Golden Horse-play, Khmer kid-celebrity, marathon flagged, and Wang Sicong physics—it’s Viral Week

ARTS

China’s 2018 Cannes Report Card

From party crashers to boyish bangs, here are this year’s festival highlights

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

‘Silence’ Proves Golden

The critical and commercial success of two recent indie movies shows the growing clout of non-mainstream cinema

NEWS

Viral Week Ep. 145

Smelly noodle on trains, ex-girlfriend teams up with CAS, Red Sea rises, and the consequences of a love confession—it’s Viral Week

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