A still from ‘The Wandering Earth’. Photo: Handout
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China’s film industry has the potential for international success

  • The mainland’s film industry has long held an ambition of catching up with Hollywood
  • Greater overseas collaboration and a freer environment for writers and filmmakers will enable it to move to the next level

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A still from ‘The Wandering Earth’. Photo: Handout
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Similar to Western sci-fi, robots and the evolution of AI are among the many subjects being explored by Chinese science-fiction writers. Photo: Alamy

Where is Chinese sci-fi heading after The Wandering Earth? Writers discuss the coming golden age

  • Chinese sci-fi writers gathered at the Melon science fiction conference in Hong Kong to discuss the many new possibilities in the genre today
  • Previously only a niche market in China, there is now a global interest in Chinese sci-fi and its distinctive ideas
Topic |   Books and Literature

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Similar to Western sci-fi, robots and the evolution of AI are among the many subjects being explored by Chinese science-fiction writers. Photo: Alamy
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