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Adopted girls seek their Chinese birth parents in Found, a Netflix documentary that follows them from US to Guangdong province

Abandoned as babies and adopted by American families, Chloe, Sadie and Lily travel together to Guangdong in southern China to look for their birth parents in Found, a Netflix documentary.

Abandoned as babies and adopted by American families, Chloe, Sadie and Lily travel together to Guangdong in southern China to look for their birth parents in Found, a Netflix documentary.

Adopted girls seek their Chinese birth parents in Found, a Netflix documentary that follows them from US to Guangdong province
18 Oct 2021 - 6:45PM
Free Solo filmmakers on why Thai cave rescue movie The Rescue, about divers’ feat that captivated the world in 2018, was so difficult, and special, to create

Free Solo filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin discuss their movie The Rescue, about the global effort to save a team of young soccer players trapped deep underground in a cave in Thailand.

Free Solo filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin discuss their movie The Rescue, about the global effort to save a team of young soccer players trapped deep underground in a cave in Thailand.

Free Solo filmmakers on why Thai cave rescue movie The Rescue, about divers’ feat that captivated the world in 2018, was so difficult, and special, to create
6 Oct 2021 - 5:44AM
Over the Moon: Netflix animated feature brings traditional Chinese story to audiences both at home and abroad

Over the Moon, released on Friday in over 30 languages, takes a Chinese children’s story global. A stellar all-Asian cast voice it in English, and the Chinese version is much more than a translation.

Over the Moon, released on Friday in over 30 languages, takes a Chinese children’s story global. A stellar all-Asian cast voice it in English, and the Chinese version is much more than a translation.

Over the Moon: Netflix animated feature brings traditional Chinese story to audiences both at home and abroad
24 Oct 2020 - 1:09AM
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and director on film about her reporting, advocacy, and trial for cyber libel, A Thousand Cuts

The embattled chief executive of Philippine news website Rappler and one of the subjects of a new documentary, A Thousand Cuts, Maria Ressa talks about journalists as activists and the fight to preserve democracy in her country.

The embattled chief executive of Philippine news website Rappler and one of the subjects of a new documentary, A Thousand Cuts, Maria Ressa talks about journalists as activists and the fight to preserve democracy in her country.

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and director on film about her reporting, advocacy, and trial for cyber libel, A Thousand Cuts
5 Aug 2020 - 5:14PM
Stephen Chow on Kung Fu Hustle, film that made him a household name in global movie circles

The Hong Kong king of comedy entered a new realm with his 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle, an action-comedy homage to the martial arts films he had enjoyed growing up.

The Hong Kong king of comedy entered a new realm with his 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle, an action-comedy homage to the martial arts films he had enjoyed growing up.

Stephen Chow on Kung Fu Hustle, film that made him a household name in global movie circles
21 Jun 2020 - 2:00PM
Imelda Marcos documentary maker on interviewing the Philippines’ infamous former first lady

The widow of the late Philippine dictator, Imelda Marcos spoke candidly about her life to Lauren Greenfield in eight interviews. The filmmaker, who was given unrestrained access to Marcos, also spoke to dissidents and opponents.

The widow of the late Philippine dictator, Imelda Marcos spoke candidly about her life to Lauren Greenfield in eight interviews. The filmmaker, who was given unrestrained access to Marcos, also spoke to dissidents and opponents.

Imelda Marcos documentary maker on interviewing the Philippines’ infamous former first lady
1 Apr 2020 - 4:54PM
How Made in Hong Kong became a classic – and found its way to US cinemas 23 years later

Fruit Chan’s groundbreaking 1997 film Made in Hong Kong became an instant classic despite never being released in North America. It’s due to open in 15 cities across the US, after an extended run at New York’s Metrograph cinema.

Fruit Chan’s groundbreaking 1997 film Made in Hong Kong became an instant classic despite never being released in North America. It’s due to open in 15 cities across the US, after an extended run at New York’s Metrograph cinema.

How Made in Hong Kong became a classic – and found its way to US cinemas 23 years later
17 Mar 2020 - 4:58PM
Oscars 2020: Chinese co-producers of American Factory lauded for getting Chinese workers, CEO to open up for documentary

Filmmakers behind Netflix co-production about a Chinese firm reviving a US auto plant praise their Chinese co-producers for contribution to American Factory, and chew over its universal message about the future of work.

Filmmakers behind Netflix co-production about a Chinese firm reviving a US auto plant praise their Chinese co-producers for contribution to American Factory, and chew over its universal message about the future of work.

Oscars 2020: Chinese co-producers of American Factory lauded for getting Chinese workers, CEO to open up for documentary
10 Feb 2020 - 5:24PM
Oscars 2020: how best documentary and international feature nominee Honeyland changed the life of its filmmakers

Directors Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska talk about Honeyland, their documentary about a traditional beekeeper in North Macedonia, which has received two Oscar nominations.

Directors Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska talk about Honeyland, their documentary about a traditional beekeeper in North Macedonia, which has received two Oscar nominations.

Oscars 2020: how best documentary and international feature nominee Honeyland changed the life of its filmmakers
17 Jan 2020 - 9:00PM
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on her emotional journey filming acid attack survivor story Chhapaak

One of Bollywood’s most beautiful actresses, Deepika Padukone talks about spending time with acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, who she plays in Chhapaak (Splash), and how important it was to tell her story honestly.

One of Bollywood’s most beautiful actresses, Deepika Padukone talks about spending time with acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, who she plays in Chhapaak (Splash), and how important it was to tell her story honestly.

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on her emotional journey filming acid attack survivor story Chhapaak
6 Jan 2020 - 6:37PM
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw director on his Hong Kong action influences

David Leitch watched Jackie Chan and Jet Li films religiously as a young producer, studying Hong Kong choreography masters like Yuen Woo-ping and Corey Yuen. He also regarded the late Hong Kong filmmaker Ringo Lam as a mentor.

David Leitch watched Jackie Chan and Jet Li films religiously as a young producer, studying Hong Kong choreography masters like Yuen Woo-ping and Corey Yuen. He also regarded the late Hong Kong filmmaker Ringo Lam as a mentor.

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw director on his Hong Kong action influences
31 Jul 2019 - 6:35PM
Chinese actress Yao Chen on motherhood and her career: ‘I couldn’t get the same roles any more’

Chinese actress won outstanding achievement award at the 21st Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy. She told festival-goers she was offered lesser roles after she took time out to have a child.

Chinese actress won outstanding achievement award at the 21st Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy. She told festival-goers she was offered lesser roles after she took time out to have a child.

Chinese actress Yao Chen on motherhood and her career: ‘I couldn’t get the same roles any more’
19 May 2019 - 10:00AM
‘A new era for Chinese science fiction’: The Wandering Earth director, producer wow fans at US screenings

Chinese New Year hit shown in North America, after Netflix picks up rights, and director Frant Gwo tells fans in New York Chinese science fiction has entered a new era, but still has a way to go to match Hollywood.

Chinese New Year hit shown in North America, after Netflix picks up rights, and director Frant Gwo tells fans in New York Chinese science fiction has entered a new era, but still has a way to go to match Hollywood.

‘A new era for Chinese science fiction’: The Wandering Earth director, producer wow fans at US screenings
28 Feb 2019 - 7:48PM