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

SOCIETY

Jade Mining in the Kunlun Mountains: Where Life is Cheaper Than Rocks

A former Hotan jade miner looks back on a disappeared, dangerous trade

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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

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