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'The Square' by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund wins Palme d'Or of 70th Cannes Film Festival


"The Square", directed by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, won Sunday evening the Palme d'Or of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

‘Tear Down This Wall!’ border concert set to defy US President Donald Trump with music

Musicians from both sides of the US-Mexican border, and from around the world, will come together next month in a symphonic protest over US President Donald Trump's plan for a wall to restrict immigration.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/9 16:58:39

Maritime connections

A new exhibition, The Forbidden City and the Maritime Silk Road, kicked off at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 16:53:15

Photo exhibition on Belt and Road Initiative opens at UN headquarters

A photo exhibition on China's Belt and Road Initiative opened at the UN headquarters on Monday, showing the outcomes the initiative has achieved so far and its future prospects.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/9 14:26:34

Sculptures by Alberto Giacometti on display at Tate Modern in London

A gallery staff member views a selection of sculptures by artist Alberto Giacometti showing as part of a retrospective of his work at the Tate Modern in London, Britain on May 8, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/9 10:20:01

140 sets of relics displayed on exhibition in Palace Museum in Beijing

Photo taken on May 8, 2017 shows eyeball models dated back to the late Qing Dynasty on an exhibition of "The Forbidden City and the Maritime Silk Road" in the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. A total of 140 sets of relics were on display on the exhibition.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/9 10:03:19

Indian film ‘Dangal’ set to make history in Chinese mainland

Earning 76.4 million yuan ($11.06 million) during its first weekend in the Chinese mainland, biographical sports drama Dangal is now the second highest-earning Indian film in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/8 19:08:39

Palestinian fashion designer breathes new life into tradition

Palestinian fashion designer Natalie Tahhan is hard at work in her Jerusalem studio, replacing the painstaking processes of cross-stitching and embroidery with a laptop computer and printed fabric.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/8 16:53:39

Passionate speeches take spotlight at MTV Movie and TV awards

Spirited speeches were front and center at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Sunday, where the night's top winners at the usually irreverent awards show took to the stage to champion diversity and inclusion.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/8 16:38:39

Vintage cycling celebrated in Italian wine country with festival

The worlds of vintage wine and vintage cycling gently collided on Sunday as thousands of amateur enthusiasts took to the country lanes of southern Tuscany for the Eroica Montalcino cycling festival.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/8 16:33:39

‘Guardians’ at No.1

The lighthearted space romp Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 had a massive opening weekend, according to industry estimates Sunday, selling some $145 million tickets in the US and Canada after last week's equally impressive foreign debut.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/8 16:28:39

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tops Chinese box office

Disney and Marvel's "Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2" rocketed to top spot in China with box office sales of 317 million yuan ($45.9 million) in the week ending May 7.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/8 14:57:38

Hollywood action blockbusters dominating Chinese mainland theaters

Forty-two-year-old Tan Xiaofen went to see The Fate of the Furious together with her 50-year-old husband and teenage son when the film debuted in Chinese mainland on April 14. Although a huge fan of film, it had been so long since she last saw a movie, that she couldn’t remember the last time she had seen one.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 18:23:40

Chinese translation of ‘Fantastic Beasts’ comes to mainland bookstores

The Chinese version of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay hit bookstores in the Chinese mainland on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 18:08:39