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Re-Education During Mao’s Cultural Revolution In China

Re-Education During Mao’s Cultural Revolution In China

Review of “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress,” a movie adaptation of Da Sijie’s book of the same title telling the tale of two young men, a beautiful rural girl, and reading banned books.

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Chai Ling: Speech-Squelching Narcissistic Megalomaniac B*tch!

Chai Ling: Speech-Squelching Narcissistic Megalomaniac B*tch!

Chai Ling, a famous (or infamous) student leader from the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, China, is now suing others for saying bad things about her.

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The Way We Are: Almost Put Me To Sleep But Still A Notable Film

The Way We Are: Almost Put Me To Sleep But Still A Notable Film

Review of the recent Hong Kong Film Awards surprise hit that garnered awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.

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Nanjing! Nanjing! Movie Excellent, Made Me Cry Like A Little Girl

Nanjing! Nanjing! Movie Excellent, Made Me Cry Like A Little Girl

A review of the 2009 Chinese film on the Nanjing Massacre that proved to be shocking as expected, but not the propaganda film that many foreigners feared.

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“Hollywood Chinese” Pinched A Nerve – Racism in Asian-American Cinema

“Hollywood Chinese” Pinched A Nerve – Racism in Asian-American Cinema

I’m in Austin, Texas ya’ll!!! I’m currently at the Austin Asian-American Film Festival, if ya’ll in the area, come by Saturday for my film‘s... 

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“600″- My Film on Expat Foreigners Living in China

“600″- My Film on Expat Foreigners Living in China

My film “600″ which I shot in Shanghai in 2007 has recently been accepted into some major U.S. and international film festivals after a short successful... 

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Guide to Christine Lu’s Shanghai Vlogging Tour

Guide to Christine Lu’s Shanghai Vlogging Tour

Via Twitter and YouTube, I’ve been following Christine Lu, founder of China Business Network, on her first week back in Shanghai. Her vlog is a great resource... 

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