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Film about China’s ‘Jack the Ripper’ is approved with an unexpected co-sponsor: a subsidiary of the Ministry of Public Security

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ilms with such gruesome subject matter would normally have trouble getting past China's censors as the state worries about the promotion of violence and copycat criminals.
6 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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