Latest News for: Shanghai documentary


Indiana Jones swings on to red carpet at Cannes

Eye Witness News 18 May 2023
There is also a rare documentary in competition from China by one of the masters of the genre, Wang Bing. The filmmaker is known for opening up a side of everyday China that is rarely seen by outsiders, and his new, 210-minute film Youth (Spring) follows migrant textile workers in a city near Shanghai.

10 Asian Women Filmmakers Who Paved the Way for Other Asian Film Talent

Rotten Tomatoes 17 May 2023
In 1936, she directed and produced the documentary-like My China Film, which documents Wong’s one and only trip to China, with shots of her being fitted by a Shanghai tailor for cheongsams and viewing her ancestral village with her father ... Documentary filmmaker Lee grew up in Missouri, where she was the only Grace Lee she knew.

Here are the films competing at the Cannes Film Festival for the Palme d'Or

RTE 16 May 2023
In Competition ... Since then, his features have gained less attention than his documentaries such as Buena Vista Social Club ... Her follow-up mixes documentary and fiction in the story of a woman whose daughters suddenly disappear ... Shanghai Youth by Wang Bing. A rare documentary in the competition, it follows the lives of China's migrant workers ... Source ... .

Indy, Scorsese and an African revival: What to expect from Cannes 2023

Raw Story 16 May 2023
Brazilian director Karim Ainouz’s “Firebrand” stars Alicia Vikander as Catherine Parr, the sixth and final wife of English king Henry VIII, played by Jude Law, and China’s Wang Bing brings a rare documentary to the competition with “Shanghai Youth”.

The films competing at the Cannes Film Festival

Gulf News 10 May 2023
Since then, his features have gained less attention than his documentaries such as "Buena Vista Social Club" ... Her follow-up mixes documentary and fiction in the story of a woman whose daughters disappear suddenly ... - "Shanghai Youth" by Wang Bing. A rare documentary in the competition, it follows the lives of China's migrant workers ... Out of competition.

Bomanbridge Secures Factual Content Deals

Videoage 24 Apr 2023
In the Middle East, MBC’s VoD platform Shahid has bought the documentary A Game of Secrets, which recently premiered on HBO Max ... In the APAC region, Discovery Asia and SBS Australia have picked up Bear Grylls-narrated Children of Shanghai, a documentary about Robert Glover, who moved to China from the U.K.

Cultural exchange uncovers hidden treasures

Sina 19 Apr 2023
Shanghai Daily's Andy Boreham, a fellow New Zealander who has been making a documentary on Alley for the past three years, is currently in New Zealand filming the legend's early life, and seeking to uncover what locals today know of him.

Giving viewers the big picture

China Daily 14 Apr 2023
Spaniard who launched the city's first cinema is the subject of an upcoming documentary, Zhang Kun reports.  ... The Spaniard's contribution, recently discovered by Chen Dake, a teacher at Shanghai International Studies University, is the focus of a documentary by students.

Jude Law’s Henry VIII, Alicia Vikander’s Catherine Parr – and Johnny Depp as Louis XV: Cannes again lays on a king’s banquet

The Observer 13 Apr 2023
Wim Wenders has in fact got two films in the selection overall, but his competition contender is Perfect Days, and out of competition is his Anselm, a documentary study of painter Anselm Kiefer ... Chinese director Wang Bing comes to Cannes with one of the rare documentaries to make it into the competition list.

Holocaust survivor fled two countries to find peace and a mission in South Jersey

Atlantic City 05 Mar 2023
After her family fled Germany, they were among 20,000 Jews to find refuge in Shanghai, China, the only country at the time to allow Jews to enter without passports ... Beyond the Resource Center, Grebenschikoff published a memoir, “Once My Name Was Sara,” and was featured in two documentaries, “Shanghai Ghetto” (2002) and “Survival in Shanghai” (2018).

Q&A: Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke on China’s changing identity

Washington Square News 20 Feb 2023
Following in the footsteps of his previous documentary-portrait of Shanghai’s rapid modernization, “I Wish I Knew,” his latest project sees him embark on a series of interviews with a multi-generational roster of writers based in Shanxi, China about the last 70 years of Chinese history.

Mandarin fever: It seems everyone's getting it

China Daily 15 Feb 2023
More than 200,000 schools and kindergartens across the US have Chinese courses in their curricula, said Chinese Puzzle, a documentary produced by SMG News of Shanghai Media Group. More than 40 people studying Chinese in the US were interviewed for the documentary.

FEATURE:Historic Japanese bookstore's revival in China boosts cultural ties

Kyodo 14 Feb 2023
Zhao first learned about the legendary Shanghai bookstore run by Uchiyama while making a documentary featuring China-friendly bookstores overseas, one of which was Uchiyama Books Co ... Initially, the possibility of reopening the bookstore in Shanghai or Shaoxing in eastern China's Zhejiang Province, the hometown of Lu Xun, was also explored.

German expats in China receive first foreign COVID vaccines

Yahoo Daily News 05 Jan 2023
Under an agreement reached during a visit to Beijing by Chancellor Olaf Scholz in November, Germans aged 12 and older may receive their first dose or a booster of the BioNTech vaccine at a designated international hospital in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Guangzhou or Chengdu.

Most Viewed