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Liz Shackleton and Sen-lun Yu

  • Festival review: Shanghai International Film Festival


    It was always going to be a difficult year for the Shanghai International Film Festival (Siff). The festival is striving to re-invent itself but China has recently suffered a series of calamities, both man-made and natural, that inevitably cast a shadow over this year's event.
  • Cannes competition entry faces Chinese censor


    LouYe's Summer Palace, the sole Chinese film incompetition at Cannes this year, will be screened for the China Film Bureaulater this week in what should be an interesting test case of the country'scurrent censorship environment.