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Chinese director Jia Zhangke talks about the rising power of BRICS countries' film industries and upcoming anthology film 'Where Has Time Gone!'


The first BRICS co-produced film, Where Has Time Gone?, is set to hit mainland cinemas on Thursday. Before its nationwide release, Jia Zhangke, executive producer and director of the Chinese ...

Traditional Chinese instruments gaining in popularity in China

Eleven-year-old Ru Wenying first began learning how to play guzheng, also known as the Chinese zither, during first grade.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 18:38:39

British musician Elton John to end Vegas residency at Caesar’s Palace

Elton John, one of the major musical draws to Las Vegas, will end his residency at Caesar's Palace next year, the casino announced on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/17 18:33:39

Streaming giant Netflix adds 5m subscribers

Netflix said Monday it added some five million new subscribers over the past three months as profits doubled, in a quarterly update.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/17 18:33:39

King’s Singers to make Beijing Music Festival debut

The King's Singers, one of the world's renowned vocal groups, will stage a concert for the ongoing Beijing Music Festival (BMF) for the very first time on Wednesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 18:28:40

Art ‘detectives’ probe what lies beneath a Fragonard

For decades, she was thought to have started out as a man.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/17 18:28:39

Chinese director Jia Zhangke talks about the rising power of BRICS countries' film industries and upcoming anthology film 'Where Has Time Gone!'

The first BRICS co-produced film, Where Has Time Gone?, is set to hit mainland cinemas on Thursday. Before its nationwide release, Jia Zhangke, executive producer and director of the Chinese section of the film, shared some behind-the-scene stories with Chinese media and film fans at a promotional event in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 18:28:39

Discovery Channel airs three-part series on Xi’s leadership

The Discovery Channel recently aired a documentary about China under the leadership of President Xi Jinping days before China's 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 23:43:40

Archeology symposium focuses on Jiangxi Province's ancient Haihun Principality

More than 200 historians and archaeologists from China, Japan and South Korea attended the International Symposium on the History and Culture of the Haihun Site held in East China's Jiangxi Province on Saturday, according to the Nanchang Administration for Relics from the Han Dynasty Haihun Principality, the site's administrative institution.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:33:39

Tian Shixin explores art career at CAFA Museum

Chinese veteran sculptor Tian Shixin is now reviewing his six-decade-long art career with a new exhibition at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum - Master Works: A Tian Shixin Art Exhibition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:33:39

‘Happy Death Day’ at No.1

Comedy horror slasher Happy Death Day had an excuse to celebrate this weekend as it stormed straight to the top of the North American box office, industry estimates showed Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/16 18:28:39

Watch out! Mr Magoo is stumbling back onto TV screens after nearly four decades

He's back and this time he's even older, blinder and more dangerous. Mr Magoo is making his television comeback nearly 40 years after the short-sighted geriatric cartoon menace was last pensioned off.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/16 18:28:39

Romanian director brings China to Bucharest

The 8th edition of the film festival Cannes Film Festival in Bucharest is providing opportunity for Bucharesters to familiarize themselves with the latest Chinese cinema productions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 17:53:39

Discovering soul-touching stories in China – a German writer’s perspective

With its long history, China has always been a treasure trove of soul-touching sagas of epic proportions. The intercultural love story of a Jewish young man and a Chinese woman in war-torn Shanghai during World War II is one of them.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 17:48:39