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Animated Korean War film 'Salute to the Heroes' gets release date

Salute to the Heroes, a Chinese animated film commemorating the heroic Chinese army during the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53), also known as the Korean War, will hit screens in the Chinese mainland on Friday, day and date with the much anticipated Korean War epic Jin Gang Chuan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/18 21:22:10

Film about honorary director of world-renowned Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes to premiere in 2021

Film Dunhuang Nüer, which can be translated as "the daughter of Dunhuang," finished filming at Hengdian World Studios, the largest film base in China, in East China's Zhejiang Province on Friday. It will debut in 2021 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/18 18:51:55

Chinese director Zhang Yimou's 'One Second' gets release date

Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou's long-delayed film One Second, set during the Cultural Revolution, was announced on Wednesday that it will hit Chinese mainland cinemas on November 27.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/15 15:28:40

Adaptation of Chinese film releases in Thailand, sign of increasing cooperation

Thailand comedy My God Father อย่าเรียกพี่ว่าพ่อ, which can be translated as "My God Father, don't call me dad", adapted from the Chinese film Duckweed, released in Thailand on Tuesday, which Chinese film industry experts are calling a good move for Chinese film.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 23:30:52

Beijing's China National Film Museum to screen Italian movies

A series of Italian movies will be screened in Beijing as part of the China National Film Museum's international screening season, according to a press conference hosted by the museum and the Beijing New Film Association on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 17:53:40

Mainland box office for 2021 Spring Festival expected to mark another return of Chinese film market

Following the success of box office performance during China's National Day holidays, eight films have announced dates for the 2021 Spring Festival. Film industry insiders are optimistic that the Spring Festival box office will mark another return for the Chinese film market as long as the COVID-19 epidemic remains under control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/13 23:30:51

Silk Road film festival opens in NW China's Shaanxi Province

The 7th Silk Road International Film Festival opened Sunday in Xi'an, capital city of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/12 19:03:41

Silk Road film festival opens in NW China

The 7th Silk Road International Film Festival opened Sunday in Xi'an, capital city of northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/12 10:17:32

ICAF to launch official submission platform for worldwide CG animation films

The International CG Animation Film Festival (ICAF) announced that its official platform for accepting CG animation works will be launched on October 18.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/11 21:07:32

Kenyan filmmaker hopes to follow in Hollywood's LGBTQ footsteps

The Kenyan director behind a new documentary about a gay couple struggling for acceptance in the east African country hopes its film industry can mirror Hollywood's progressive role in promoting LGBTQ rights.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/11 17:48:40

Zhang Yimou to direct 'sharpshooter' film commemorating 70th anniversary of Korean War

Renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou will direct a film about the story of a Chinese sniper defeating American enemies in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53), also known as the Korean War, Chinese media said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/9 14:57:02

Egypt's El Gouna int'l film festival aims to revive tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

This year's(GFF) aims to revive Egypt's tourism sector which has suffered badly from the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival's founder Naguib Sawiris said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/9 11:47:19

Steve McQueen opens London Film Festival with racially charged drama

Steve McQueen's latest film Mangrove opened the London Film Festival on Wednesday, with the Oscar-winning UK director calling it a "love letter to black resilience."
Source: AFP | 2020/10/8 16:13:40

Latest "Jurassic World" film suspends production due to COVID-19 scare

Production of the latest "Jurassic World" film, "Jurassic World: Dominion," has been temporarily suspended due to a COVID-19 scare, said the film's producers Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/8 9:42:19

Chinese mainland set to top global box office in 2020: experts

The Chinese mainland is poised to surpass North America to top the global box office this year amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, after the ongoing National Day holiday was estimated to generate 20 percent of the year's total box office, industry analysts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/6 18:45:17

"Tenet" maintains reign in North America as cinema operators struggle to attract more moviegoers

Warner Bros.' sci-fi action film "Tenet" maintained its reign in North America with 2.7 million U.S. dollars from 2,722 locations during its sixth weekend of release as cinema operators are struggling to attract more moviegoers across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/5 7:57:35

Time to push for Marvel-like Fengshen Universe as 'Jiang Ziya' dominates China's box office

It is no longer a surprise to see Chinese animation movies — like the recently-released Legend of Deification — welcomed during the country's eight-day National Day holiday period and boosting the world's second largest movie market. As of Sunday, the Chinese fantasy animation has grabbed over 940 million yuan ($ 138.4 million ) since Thursday. The only question remaining is how much its box office will total in the end.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/4 13:02:14

7th Silk Road International Film Festival to be held in Xi'an

The 7th Silk Road International Film Festival, under the guidance of China Film Administration, will be held from Oct. 11 to 16 in Xi'an, capital city of northwest China's Shaanxi province.
Source: People's Daily Online | 2020/9/29 18:51:43