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Oscar winner Brie Larson to play first female presidential candidate in the US in new film

Academy Award-winning actress Brie Larson will star in a movie about the first woman to run for US president decades before US women even had the right to vote.
Source: Reuters | 2017/3/26 17:53:39

Finding the ‘best energy’ through EDM

Nick is usually known as a lawyer in Detroit but when he travels the world’s electronic music festivals he takes on a new persona – he shaves tribal figures into his hair and sprinkles glitter over his biceps.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/26 17:43:39

‘The Fate of the Furious’ to be revealed in theaters this April

With its box-office take of 2.43 billion yuan ($352.7 million) in the Chinese mainland, Furious 7 has remained the top highest-earning imported film in China since it released in the country in April 2015. Two years later, The Fate of the Furious, the eighth installment in the franchise, will hit theaters in the Chinese mainland and North America on April 14.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 17:33:39

Mediterranean film festival kicks off in Morocco as Chinese films shine

The 23rd edition of the International Mediterranean Film Festival opened on Saturday in Morocco's northern city of Tetouan, with China as the guest of honor.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/26 9:43:52

China rolls out plan to revitalize traditional crafts

The Chinese government has rolled out a revitalization plan for traditional craftsmanship amid efforts to protect intangible cultural heritage and meet needs such as employment and poverty alleviation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/25 13:55:08

China publishes books on "two sessions"

A series of books of selected transcripts of press conferences held during this year's two sessions have been published by the People's Publishing House, the publisher said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 18:10:56

British Library to exhibit most iconic treasures in China

Ten of the British Library's most iconic treasures will be loaned to China for the first time as part of a cultural exchange program between Britain's national Library and partner institutions in China, the library said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 11:27:45

Jade sculpture-made banquet impresses

Jade sculptures made by Zou Wantong, resembling all kinds of dishes, are on display at a museum in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, March 22, 2017. Zou has used jade to present a Man-Han Banquet, one of the most famous Chinese banquets and a combination of the essential dishes of the Man and Han ethnic groups.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/3/24 10:24:22

2017 Winter Stations Design Exhibition

The art installation "BuoyBuoyBuoy" is seen during the 2017 Winter Stations Design Exhibition in Toronto, Canada, March 23, 2017. Taking place from Feb. 20 to March 27, this annual outdoor exhibit of art installations shows 8 excellent winter stations selected from more than 350 designs from around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 9:56:12

Crowdfunding brings ‘The Summer Is Gone’ to cinemas on Friday

The Summer Is Gone, director Zhang Dalei's maiden film and winner of the best film award at the 2016 Golden Horse awards, hits cinemas in the Chinese mainland on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 18:38:40

Pakistani artist exhibits 100 paintings in Beijing to celebrate 66th anniversary of China-Pakistan relations

The exhibition Art, Culture and Heritage of Pakistan kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pakistani independence and 66th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 18:38:40

Global Box office 2016

The global box office for films took in a record $38.6 billion last year, industry figures showed Wednesday, although receipts outside North America declined for the first time in 12 years as the Chinese market slowed.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/23 18:38:39

Afghanistan music fans hail trailblazing talent show ‘Afghan Star’

Music fans in conservative Afghanistan Wednesday hailed the finale of a popular television singing competition, in which the first woman to reach the last round lost to another avant-garde competitor.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/23 18:33:40