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  1. News - China - FILM

    Chinese director takes on Oliver Stone over his criticism of China’s film industry

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 05:30pm by Andrea Chen

    ... films about the country’s history. “Mao Zedong has been lionised in dozens and dozens of Chinese films, but never criticised,” Stone told an audience in Beijing during a panel discussion on co-production between China and Hollywood last week. “It’s about time. You got to make a movie about Mao, about the Cultural Revolution.” Phoenix news reported that in an interview with the state-owned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1493603/chinese-director-takes-oliver-stone-over-comments-mainland-films-shy-away
  2. News - China - FILM

    China film broaches sensitive topic of famine

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 02:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... China’s latest blockbuster film, to be released nationwide on Thursday, focuses on the hypersensitive topic of famine – but not the mass starvation that Mao Zedong presided over, which remains strictly taboo. Back to 1942 tells of a largely forgotten disaster that left three million dead, seven years before Mao’s Communists took over and almost two decades before his Great Leap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1093000/china-film-broaches-sensitive-topic-famine
  3. News - China Insider - FILM

    Q&A with indie filmmaker Zhao Dayong ahead of Berlin Film Festival

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 08:05pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... the mayor seeks a shaman, a priest and an image of Mao to dispel a curse. What are you trying to say? I meant to point to a misunderstanding, a misreading of what faith is. [The mayor] approaches ... people in China who are Christians, Buddhists or believe in Mao, but actually aren’t. I wanted show this ignorance. How did you go about making the film, recruit actors and find a budget? We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1420700/qa-indie-filmmaker-zhao-dayong-ahead-berlin-film-festival
  4. News - China - FILM

    Director slams unwritten film censorship rules in mainland

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... leader Lin Biao , who was Mao Zedong's right-hand man. The film, which Xie did not name, has been under review by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (Sarft) since August. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1107239/director-slams-unwritten-film-censorship-rules-mainland
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Hong Kong themes give hometown heroes an on-screen presence at HKIFF

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Kam-bo and Angela Mao Ying. International films are represented in programmes such as "Global Vision", "The Passions of Latina American Cinema", and "Swedish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1186325/hong-kong-themes-give-hometown-heroes-screen-presence-hkiff

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