Director Zhu Yu’s documentary about four young Taoist priests on a pilgrimage through China has been withdrawn from the film festival. Photo: Handout

Chinese director Zhu Yu withdraws film from Taiwan’s Golden Horse awards

  • Beijing called for boycott of the high-profile festival amid rising tensions across the strait, but filmmaker had previously decided to defy it
  • Documentary has now been withdrawn, with Zhu saying ‘rumours and cyberbullying’ had threatened her safety
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Director Zhu Yu’s documentary about four young Taoist priests on a pilgrimage through China has been withdrawn from the film festival. Photo: Handout
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