The Drum Tower (China, 2018) [CVF 2019]

When China entered the market economy, the Chinese government strongly encouraged many of its unemployed workers to pursue their own business ambitions in the capital. These often meant opening a small shop, a local bookstore, […]

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on Apr, 26 · in Reviews

The Bookworm Literary Festival 2015

Billed as ‘a celebration of literature and ideas’, the Bookworm Literary Festival is an annual event which recently hosted its ninth year of events for receptive attendees across the cities of Beijing, Chengdu and Suzhou. […]

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on Apr, 04 · in Features

Kickstart This: King of Peking

Would you like to see a heartwarming story about juggling fatherhood and movie piracy set against the backdrop of late 1990s China? If so, you should seriously consider backing King of Peking through the popular […]

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on Mar, 04 · in News

Dancing in the Room (China, 2013)

Loneliness in the big city is the theme of Peng Lei’s latest indie comedy Dancing in the Room, which follows the misadventures of a college graduate who relocates to Beijing in search of a successful […]

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on Jun, 09 · in Reviews


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