Cannes 2023 Review: YOUTH (SPRING), Chronicle of China's Working Class Youth
Chinese director Wang Bing makes his Cannes Competition debut with a stunning, expansive work about China's youth working in the country's garment industry.
Locarno 2017 Review: MRS. FANG Waits for Death in Wang Bing's Contemplative, Uneasy Offering
The chronicler and filmmaker Wang Bing introduces yet another invaluable volume into the annals of contemporary Chinese society notwhistanding the great matter of death grasped with dignity albeit without compromising its importance.
Documentary Fortnight 2014: MoMA's Annual Showcase Offers Innovative, Challenging, and Beautiful Films
The 13th edition of Documentary Fortnight, the Museum of Modern Art's annual showcase of documentary features, short films, and installations, screens from February 14-28. The wide-ranging, international selection, as always, is very impressive, featuring films that are innovative, beautifully made,...
NYAFF 2010: TIAN AN MEN Review
[Our Thanks to Christopher Bourne for the following review.]Aliens, ninjas, mutant girls, soft porn, ass-kicking martial arts, unclassifiable weirdness ... the New York Asian Film Festival truly has something for everyone, and these elements are perennials of this festival...
Is there any other Chinese word viewed in quite the same way by the rest of the world? Regardless of precisely what happened on June 4th, 1989, it is generally accepted the PRC have a vested interest in putting...