The Chinese Film Directors Guild has issued a statement demanding an explanation after Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden was hospitalised during a period of detention by Chinese police.
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Guests at this year’s event will include Joshua Marston and actor Michael Shannon who will present new mystery-drama Complete Unknown.
EXCLUSIVE: The new Brazilian art cinema distributor has unveiled a slate including films from Marco Bellocchio, Amos Gitai and Gabriel Ripstein.
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Dolby Laboratories has announced its first Dolby theatres in Asia at Wanda Cinema Line sites in Dalian, Changchun, Chongqing and Jinan.
Tony Orsten, CEO of Andy Serkis’ performance capture studio, also discusses “the other Jungle Book”.
Dallas Buyers Club producer Truth Entertainment and writer-director Joe Tripician are starting work on a new project about father-daughter grifters.
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Lionsgate had its biggest opening in China with Now You See Me 2 on $43.64m from its first three days
JUNE 27 UPDATE: Now You See Me 2 records Lionsgate’s biggest-ever opening in China with $44.4m.
Public consultation open for industry and audiences; nine roadshow events planned.