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Film Friday: Liminality in Edward Yang’s ‘Taipei Story’

For two high school summers, I sifted through my town historical…

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Film Friday: ‘American Dreams in China’ perfectly captures the Chinese dream

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‘Dying to Survive,’ a comedy about illegally importing drugs, might be China’s best movie of the year

Animal Thriller (动物世界 dòngwù shìjiè), a Chinese thriller toplined by Michael…

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Inside a Chinese labor camp: Q&A with Leon Lee, director of ‘Letter from Masanjia’

Leon Lee is a Canadian filmmaker whose documentaries focus on…

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Now on Netflix: A love song to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

In the scenic yet deadly high mountains of Gilgit, Pakistan,…

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Film Friday: Memory and desire ‘In the Heat of the Sun’

In the film In the Heat of the Sun 阳光灿烂的日子 (yángguāng cànlàn…

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Film Friday: ‘A Big Deal,’ just in time for Mother’s Day

Let’s try something. A SupChina film recommendation column, to run every Friday, called Film Friday. This could be…

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