Charles Liu

Charles Liu is a writer and musician based in Beijing who writes about Chinese current events, news, and culture.

‘The Taste of Rice Flower’ and other notable Chinese movies from the Pingyao International Film Festival

Starting from the opening ceremony of the Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF) two weeks ago and through to…

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‘Sundance of China’ opens with pomp and celebrity, but not much spirit

PINGYAO — The small Shanxi provincial city of Pingyao 平遥 was built as a defensive buttress, and…

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