Left in the Dust: Shaking Rural Cliches in Films on Northwest China
Can films and literature from the Northwest shake their strong association with rural subjects?
The Traveling Projectionists Who Brought Entertainment to Farmers
Zhao Jishan, “the movie man,” spent years dragging a mobile cinema through rural China to bring entertainment to the villages
Rustbelt Renaissance: China’s Post-Industrial Northeast Rises Again in Film
Why is China’s Northeast such a fertile setting for film, music, and literature?
30 Years of Kissing in Chinese Cinema and Society
From controversial kiss scenes in movies to stolen trysts by the riverbank, here’s how China rediscovered kissing after the Cultural Revolution
Nü Perspectives: Striving for Better Female Characters on Chinese Screens
Do female characters in Chinese cinema and TV pass the Bechdel test?
What Spooked China’s Horror Film Industry?
China’s domestic horror films still struggle to impress audiences
Remembering the Chinese Women Who Danced for the World
Too many of the Chinese diaspora’s leading female artists and performers have been forgotten. Director Luka Yuanyuan Yang wants to reclaim their transnational legacies.