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Jia Zhangke's gangster genre film due to hit Chinese theatres in September
Showbiz2018-05-24 13:22May 26 2018 21:28:32

Jia Zhangke's gangster genre film due to hit Chinese theatres in September

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke's latest film, "Ash Is Purest White", which competed at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, will open in Chinese theatres on September 21.

A wordless children's play of an ancient fable to open in Beijing
Showbiz2018-05-19 15:47May 26 2018 21:28:32

A wordless children's play of an ancient fable to open in Beijing

The China National Theatre for Children will soon debut a wordless play that tells the story of the old Chinese fable "The Snipe Clam Grapple".

Denmark's singer performs in an original Chinese opera production
Showbiz2018-05-18 13:11May 26 2018 21:28:32

Denmark's singer performs in an original Chinese opera production

Danish tenor Peter Lohdahl is now in Beijing to headline an original Chinese opera production of Marco Polo.

A film about the Japanese bombings of a Chinese city to hit Chinese theatres in August
Showbiz2018-05-17 15:44May 26 2018 21:28:32

A film about the Japanese bombings of a Chinese city to hit Chinese theatres in August

A film about the Japanese bombings of Chongqing during World War II is set for release in Chinese theatres on August 17th.

'Avengers: Infinity War' tops China's box office
Showbiz2018-05-13 16:27May 26 2018 21:28:32

'Avengers: Infinity War' tops China's box office

"Avengers: Infinity War," the first Hollywood production filmed with only IMAX digital cameras, has now stood at the top of the domestic box office.

Yunyang County in Chongqing to build Jurassic dinosaur theme park
Showbiz2018-05-11 14:03May 26 2018 21:28:32

Yunyang County in Chongqing to build Jurassic dinosaur theme park

Yunyang, a county situated in the northeast of Chongqing municipality, has recently pledged to build a Jurassic dinosaur theme park to exhibit its range of dinosaur fossil discoveries.

Photographer captures lives of Wenchuan quake survivors in new film
Showbiz2018-05-10 14:56May 26 2018 21:28:32

Photographer captures lives of Wenchuan quake survivors in new film

A documentary about the lives of six orphans who lost their families during the Wenchuan earthquake a decade ago is due to be released in theatres in China on Saturday.

Top-grossing Indian film hits Chinese screens
Showbiz2018-05-05 16:04May 26 2018 21:28:32

Top-grossing Indian film hits Chinese screens

A new Indian historical-fantasy has hit theatres in China on Friday.

Online entertainment market in China's Third and Fourth Tier Cities underlined
Showbiz2018-05-03 14:26May 26 2018 21:28:32

Online entertainment market in China's Third and Fourth Tier Cities underlined

A recent survey by Easou, China's second largest mobile search engine, shows many people in smaller Chinese cities tend to play games and watch online Chinese videos via their smartphones.

Drama series on Chinese Zodiac Signs hit video streaming website
Showbiz2018-04-26 19:51May 26 2018 21:28:32

Drama series on Chinese Zodiac Signs hit video streaming website

Online drama Oh! My Emperor, tailored to promote boy-band X Nine with Gu Jiacheng, Wu Jiacheng and Peng Chuyue in the leading roles, can now be seen on Tencent Video.

Hollywood filmmakers promote previsualization on Chinese films
Showbiz2018-04-22 18:47May 26 2018 21:28:32

Hollywood filmmakers promote previsualization on Chinese films

International visual effects experts have recently gathered at the Beijing International Film Festival, promoting an application of high-quality Previsualization on Chinese films.

Ordinary citizens celebrate film carnival in Beijing
Showbiz2018-04-21 19:47May 26 2018 21:28:32

Ordinary citizens celebrate film carnival in Beijing

A film-featured carnival is now being held in suburban Beijing, attracting large crowds of people to experience new tricks of filmmaking and entertain themselves in multiple ways.

Successful co-production films need filmmakers' collaboration: expert
Showbiz2018-04-20 20:24May 26 2018 21:28:32

Successful co-production films need filmmakers' collaboration: expert

Panelists say to ensure the quality of Sino-foreign co-productions, overseas filmmakers should try to collaborate with their Chinese counterparts to bring out "the authenticity of the story."

Restored classic film “Yellow Earth” premieres in Beijing
Showbiz2018-04-12 20:09May 26 2018 21:28:32

Restored classic film “Yellow Earth” premieres in Beijing

A 4K restoration of the classic film "Yellow Earth" premiered this week in Beijing. The film marks China's first success in applying the technology of 4K restoration to classic films.

Classical music season kicks off in Beijing
Showbiz2018-04-05 15:52May 26 2018 21:28:32

Classical music season kicks off in Beijing

The Beijing Concert Hall has recently launched its classical music season which will run through November.

New Chinese film “Nice to Meet You” to hit theatres Thursday
Showbiz2018-03-28 10:22May 26 2018 21:28:32

New Chinese film “Nice to Meet You” to hit theatres Thursday

Renowned Chinese cinematographer-turned director Gu Changwei's new film "Nice to Meet You," or "Yu Jian Ni Zhen Hao," is hitting theatres on Thursday.

Classic, wise proverb on the snipe-clam fight adapted for children's play
Showbiz2018-03-27 09:21May 26 2018 21:28:32

Classic, wise proverb on the snipe-clam fight adapted for children's play

A children's play adapted from an old fable called "The Snipe Clam Grapple" will be shown to young audiences in Beijing starting in late May.

Liam Neeson comes to Beijing to promote “The Commuter”
Showbiz2018-03-24 09:17May 26 2018 21:28:32

Liam Neeson comes to Beijing to promote “The Commuter”

Actor Liam Neeson was in Beijing recently to promote his new thriller "The Commuter".

Moviemakers help to set the picture straight
Showbiz2018-03-15 09:01May 26 2018 21:28:32

Moviemakers help to set the picture straight

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.

Printmaking strengthens ties of artists from Belt and Road countriesl
Showbiz2018-02-08 10:37May 26 2018 21:28:32

Printmaking strengthens ties of artists from Belt and Road countriesl

A printmaking exhibition showcasing works made by artists along the Belt and Road is underway in Beijing.

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