FILM

Picturing Xinjiang on the Big Screen

From cosmopolitan pictures to musical tourism advertisements, the Tianshan Film Studio once galvanized filmmaking in Xinjiang, but now struggles to regain its way

FILM

On the Trail of China’s Last Reindeer Herders

Renowned documentary director Gu Tao recounts his journey into indie filmmaking and his years living with Ewenki herders in northern China

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TRAVEL

Korea Town

In northeast Yanbian, football, poetry, and patriarchy preserve a unique Chinese-Korean culture

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TRAVEL

All Under Heaven

Sun Jiahui seeks an earthly paradise in Guangxi

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TRAVEL

Serendipitous Sayram

A two-day Kazakh-Han wedding transforms pastures of western Xinjiang, as change comes to local herders’ lives

LANGUAGE

Digitizing the Oroqen

A researcher tries to preserve one of China’s dying minority languages online

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