A scene from Amazing China, a 90-minute documentary film released in March by CCTV. Photo: CCTV

Chinese media firms invest heavily in documentaries and raise production standards

  • Chinese documentary makers have dialled down the jingoism and raised their production values for films about country’s food, history and landscapes
  • Joint ventures with foreign documentary producers have helped grow foreign audiences, but films are yet to turn a profit
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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A scene from Amazing China, a 90-minute documentary film released in March by CCTV. Photo: CCTV
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