When Jia Zhangke made his directorial debut with The Pickpocket in 1997, annual box-office takings in China were about 1 billion yuan ($158 million). By last year, the figure had rocketed to nearly 56 billion yuan.
A printmaking exhibition showcasing works made by artists along the Belt and Road is underway in Beijing.
In recent years, with the number of screens and box office growth in China, many countries have set their eyes on China, hoping to grasp the opportunities that the Chinese market has to offer.
Disney has struck a deal to buy 21st Century Fox in a deal said to be worth over 52-billion US dollars.
Some Indonesian films have been screened in Fuzhou, where the Silk Road International Film Festival is now underway.
The final installment of Chinese box office hit "the Ex-file" will be released in this December.
An opera company from Belgium has recently staged a classic one-act opera in Beijing.
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store, a touching novel by Japanese best-selling author Keigo Higashino, has been made into a Chinese movie starring Dilireba。
A new drama surrounding swimming that targets the post-90's generation will premiere on the QQ video channel on October 17, 2017.
A documentary featuring China's social and economic achievements since 2012 will be aired on the state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV), according to an official statement Saturday.
As movie "Wolf Warrior 2" continues a miraculous ride at the box office, a TV series of the same theme is said to be in the works. "Bullet Marks" is a military-themed novel series written by writer Dong Qun, who also served as one of the screenwriters for "Wolf Warrior 2."
Ever fancied singing "Do-Re-Mi", "Edelweiss" and "The Lonely Goatherd" in Chinese? Well now you can, with a Chinese version of the ever popular musical "The Sound of Music" launching in Beijing.
Later this Friday , an award-winning world music ensemble, Haya, will perform at the Croatia Meets China - Silk Road China Ethnic Music Festival, which marks 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.