A scene from Qiu Yang’s A Gentle Night (2017), which was shown at this year’s Cannes festival.

How the West may be helping to shape Chinese cinema’s next new wave: two emerging filmmakers tell their stories

Qiu Yang and Chloé Zhao – who are among the Chinese filmmakers showing their work at Cannes this year – stress how much living and studying abroad widened their horizons and gave them a new focus

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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A scene from Qiu Yang’s A Gentle Night (2017), which was shown at this year’s Cannes festival.
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