Category: Chinese film

How Chinese film “1921” celebrates the country’s rich history

A still from the Chinese film ‘1921’ Image Credit: Provided The Chinese Communist Party’s centenary celebrations found their way onto celluloid with “1921,” released in UAE cinemas this week. The big-budget film, which is rolling out around the world, has already opened to thunderous applause in China. Co-directed by Huang Jianxin and Zheng Dasheng, the […]

LA Chinese Film Festival Sponsor Seeks Inclusiveness With Name Change

Chinese in Entertainment, the nonprofit behind the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival (LACFF), is changing its name to remove the word “Chinese” after internal discussions over the term’s political implications. After some introspectives, the team decided that the new name Sino Entertainment Association (SEA) would better align with its goal of championing inclusiveness and diversity. […]

How Chinese Movie “Sister” Beats “Godzilla vs. Kong” to # 1 Box Office at Qingming Festival in China

Sister Promotional Material Photo: Sina Weibo As cinemas across North America hail mashed up Hollywood monsters Godzilla vs. Kong for setting the best pandemic box office record over the Easter weekend, Chinese feature film Sister, which attacks brotherly relations, quickly defeated the Warner Bros. tent pole during the Qingming festival holiday in China. Chinese film […]

‘My Indian Boyfriend’, an Indochinese film, is directed by a Telugu man – Telugu News

“My Indian Boyfriend” is a cross-cultural romantic drama directed by Telugu man Sri Kishore, who has previously been associated with films such as “Devi Sri Prasad” and “Sasesham”. Kishore is from Nalgonda. Recounting how an Indian and a Chinese woman from Hong Kong fall in love, the Chinese film is set to be released in […]

“A Writer’s Odyssey” review: Chinese film mixes fantasy and reality

Parallel worlds mingle with initially intriguing but less and less exhilarating results in “A Writer’s Odyssey”, a beautifully produced action-fantasy fantasy directed by Chinese hitmaker Lu Yang (“Brotherhood of Blades”, “The Sacrifice” ). Centered on a desperate father whose search for his missing daughter draws him into a plot to assassinate the author of an […]

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